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For more than a century, RWS has been making all kinds of rifle ammunition exclusively in Germany, at its plant in Stadeln. The origins go back to the year 1855, when Heinrich Uten­doerffer began producing primers in his Nuremberg laboratory. 34 years later, this laboratory was taken over by the “Rheinisch Westfälische Sprengstoff-ActienGesellschaft” (RWS), which had been founded in Troisdorf in 1886. RWS was a part of Dynamit Nobel AG from 1931 up to the spring of 2002. And since then, a wide range of explosive-based products has been manufactured here, now under the control of

RUAG Ammotec GmbH. Shooters who select RWS ammunition profit from those long years of experience and the know-how of our staff – all of them specialists, and a lot of them enthusiastic hunters as well. Not for nothing have RWS rifle cartridges made an unequalled impact around the world, ever since their introduction. Generations of hunters have trusted RWS quality. Because they know: ammunition from RWS fulfills the most exacting requirements and is the guarantee for a perfect hunt.

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Reassuring ... when you know you can rely on the cartridge. Hunting is never predictable. Imagine you are in the perfect situation to shoot a big running boar, the cartridge misfires or the bullet does not perform as expected; suddenly you are now in a potentially dangerous situation. Choice of ammunition must not be left to chance, it is essential for hunting success. For RWS reliability is top priority, which is why there are precise quality control checks after every one of the 100 production steps in the manufacture of a rifle cartridge. A cartridge is only approved for sale after it has met all the criteria relevant to safety and performance. For reliability - RWS.

RWS is the only German manufacturer that makes the components for rifle cartridges itself: projectile, case and primer • Made in Germany • More than 100 production steps to the finished rifle cartridge • 14 production steps and 11 quality checks for RWS projectiles • 8 quality checks for RWS cartridge cases • Daily quality assurance by a qualified staff of 35 • Up to 26 manual checks • Laser-supported primer checks • Testing with more than 120 shots during production • 7 final test-shooting series before the production batch is accepted • 2,400 representative weapons available for testing purposes.

Norbert Cyron (Head of Quality Management at RWS) – Here in Quality Assurance we check before, during and after production, to ensure that our rifle cartridges meet all our requirements. These are demanding, and we have to make an effort every day to live up to them. But the result is that our cartridges do their job: they are reliable, have a precise trajectory, and the right effect on the game. A consistently high level of quality is reason enough to set the standards very high, even if that means extra effort.

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Outstanding ... at all distances. Its quite easy to be satisfied with the accuracy of a rifle cartridge at 100mts but only a long range shot will prove if you can rely on the accuracy of your ammunition at all distances. A cartridge that can fulfill all the demands of it is a pre-requisite for successful hunting. A precision cartridge must have all the components matched to each other which is why RWS has the production of cases, primers and bullets under its own control. For RWS accuracy is essential - at all distances.

Gunnar Petrikat (Domestic Sales at RWS) – Precision is a fascinating thing, and I am crazy about it. Especially since I started working for RWS. From then on, it even got worse! OK, so every now and again I‘ll try a shot with a competing product, but RWS produces the most consistent results. For me, it’s part of the pleasure of hunting to know that the shot will be on target.

Every component is checked by in-house firing tests • 35 in-house firing points, including an indoor 500 m range • A daily consumption of up to 10,000 cartridges for testing • Regular checks for gas pressure, chambering capability and accuracy • Precision testing using various barrels and at least 20 shots • Radar-checked trajectory • More than 1,000 special barrels for testing accuracy and gas pressure • Famous gun manufacturers frequently use RWS ammunition to check the accuracy of their products • Trade journalists use RWS ammunition for testing weapons • Numerous European and world championship titles and Olympic victories have been won with RWS ammunition.

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Harmony ... when the gun and ammunition are in tune. A valuable gun is worthless without the correct quality ammunition. Every shot subjects the barrel to a certain amount of stress, this can be minimized by selecting the right ammunition. RWS uses mercury free primers and grades of powder with additives to help preserve the barrel. We also use special coatings on our bullets to keep wear to a minimum and extend the life of the barrel. A high value match for life long successful hunting.

As a matter of course, our 67 loads contain powder additives to reduce bore fouling • 5 different special surfaces are used for RWS projectiles • The noncorrosive RWS SINOXID® primer has been used for more than 90 years • RWS has produced the unique Nato-qualified lead and heavy-metal-free SINTOX® primer for more than 25 years • Systematic material analysis of the case and projectile materials, such as spectrum analysis, hardness and grain size analysis, section micrographs of the structure of layered components, tensile strength tests, surface analysis and adherence tests • 4 laboratory tests before acceptance of raw materials • RWS cases are highly esteemed by reloaders.

Karl-Heinz Heinlein (Technical Services at RWS) – In my long active life as a gunsmith I have looked down a lot of barrels. And it has become clear that the powder additives developed for RWS cartridges are really useful. The bores show considerably reduced fouling – and that significantly improves the accuracy! Not only that, but the special projectile materials and coatings ensure that the barrels have a noticeably longer life.


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Effective ... instant knock down. The shot is taken and the game drops on the spot thanks to the finely tuned shock effect of the special bullets from RWS. All RWS special bullets are designed to give a triple shock effect but with minimal meat damage. Initial shock, penetration shock and exit wound are all features of every special bullet from RWS. For all types of game and at all distances these bullets have an outstanding knock down effect.

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The RWS range includes more than 115 different projectiles and 40 different calibers • Calibers range from 5.6 mm to 10.7 mm • More than 40 types of powder • Projectile development based on more than 250,000 test firing reports • 2,500 gelatine blocks used for test firing each year • X-ray photographs used since 1950 for the evaluation of proof tests • RWS test hunting ground for in-the-field analysis of the effectiveness of new developments • Newly developed projectiles are tested on well over 1,000 items of game before production is approved • Up to 50 prototypes before a projectile reaches series production • Projectile energy ranges from 460 to 6450 Joules • Projectile weight ranges from 2.6 g to 19.4 g • Velocities range from 590 to 1150 m/s • Close partnership with the Federation of German Professional Hunters

Hermann Wolff (General Manager of the Federation of German Professional Hunters) – The special projectiles from RWS have to be on target, just like any other bullet. If this is the case, then they act reliably and kill properly and humanely. And if a shot is not as perfectly placed as I would wish - something that may happen from time to time in a fast-moving hunt – then my experience is that the special projectiles make all the difference. In general, the game drops after a few meters, which saves a difficult search by my partner and his dog.


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Exciting … when innovation enhances the hunt. Hunting has a history that goes back for thousands of years and RWS has influenced the last 100 years of that history. The performance of RWS rifle cartridges has opened up present day hunting opportunities and tomorrow they will be out in front of today’s technology. The RWS special projectiles have influenced the nature of hunting ever since they were developed and have always contributed to humane hunting. Numerous RWS experts are already working on tomorrow’s innovations – evolution marches on …

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Continual development of the H-jacket bullet since its introduction in 1934

RWS special projectiles are continually being optimized • The H-jacket bullet has been redeveloped 7 times since its introduction • In-house developments have produced more than 50 patents in the field of powders and primers • More than 100 patents in the field of projectile and cartridge case development • Proprietary development of the calibers 5.6 x 57 (R), 6.5 x 57 (R), 6.5 x 65 (R), 6. x 68 (R) und 8 x 68S • 6 different types of lead for projectile cores • 4 different materials for projectile jackets • More than 100 primer recipes • More than 95 different cases • Innovation 2008: Super Clean Technology • Innovation 2009: Flash Control Technology • RWS is seen as the most reliable, competent and innovative brand 1 • RWS is the best-known brand of ammunition for hunters 2 • RWS products stand for accuracy, humane hunting, little damage to the meat, and short to zero flight distances 2. SOURCES: 1) Forum! Market Research, Germany, France: Analysis of emotional customer attachment, 2007

2) GFK–Studie Germany: Brand & Communication Research, 2004

Heinz Rieß (R & D Project Manager at RWS) – When, as a product manager, I look back on the work of my colleagues and predecessors, I can see again and again that we really have achieved a lot. It is fascinating to study the multitude of calibers, cases and projectiles that have resulted in a 3-figure number of patents. This gives one an impetus, and so we are always ready to take up the challenge to develop innovative products.


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Anyone who goes hunting expects the best performance from his ammunition. But only the best ammunition will guarantee a humane and successful hunt. RWS rifle cartridges meet the most demanding requirements for reliability and performance. This is ensured by a manufacturing process that puts precision first. Cartridge and components are subject to over 100 production steps; final assembly of the cartridge is only approved after all the components have met and passed these stringent controls.

Here too quality assurance is placed first and the load is a combination of components that have been matched together with great care. Conformity with the parameters specified by proof laws has the highest priority during manufacture as well as the high demands of ballistic performance and accuracy that is the hallmark of all RWS ammunition.

Our staff are another quality factor in this high-quality production process. They are often enthusiastic hunters themselves, and their experience is con足 tinually fed back into the manufacture of RWS rifle cartridges.

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Projectile Case

Perfect down to the smallest detail Nitrocellulose powder

The demanding production procedure ensures the recognised high quality standard of RWS cartridge cases is maintained. Brass strip for case production is supplied in reels and only accepted after detailed metallurgical analysis in our laboratory. Brass cups are formed from the strip using stamping pressures of 150 tons and then these are drawn through several processes to form the finished case. The developing cases are repeatedly annealed, pickled and washed and this improves the grain structure of the material which helps the cases withstand the gas pressure with an optimum obturation. It also becomes an ‚intelligent‘ material that expands in response to the increased pressure and then returns to its original condition.

ensure the highest level of dimensional accuracy for the cases. The subsequent 100% visual check is mainly an optical matter – at this stage, any cases that are out of tolerance have long been weeded out. To check their quality, the finished cases are then subjected to an extreme overload: The sample loads are fired in specially prepared proof barrels that create 10 % excess pressure, with head spaces of 0.2 to 0.4 mm, which would normally not be acceptable. Such head spaces are intended to simulate shot-out guns that may well appear in the real-world market. In addition, they are test fired with 30 % excess pressure in proof barrels that have been manufactured to CIP specifications. This testing program goes way beyond the legal regu-

Boxer primer

RWS cartridges The perfect cartridge is distinguished by the high quality of its components and the fact that they have been optimally matched to one another. RWS cartridges fulfill all aspects of these requirements – from the primer through the case and powder to the projectile. This is guaranteed by our high quality method of making up a load. First, every case receives the primer that has been perfectly matched to it. Then, the groove between primer and case is sealed with a colored lacquer, so that one can distinguish between heavy and light bullets in cart-

ridges of the same caliber. Powder is added in very fine doses for absolutely consistent ballistics, the bullet is precisely seated and crimped to ensure it is firmly seated. Finally the overall cartridge length is checked to ensure maximum accuracy.

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The pickling and washing creates the brilliant appearance of RWS cases. The two press operations that form the cartridge base and the primer pocket make the case very hard in this region. The high hardness level ensures that the primer is seated securely and prevents stretching of the primer pocket at high gas pressures. When the shoulder and neck have been formed, the flash hole is created, the rim is turned, and the case is trimmed to length once more. Then the case mouth is annealed for a last time. Every one of these production steps is followed by a manual size check with various gauges, to

lation requirements. Even other manufacturers confirm that we have a no-compromise test methodology that will reliably reveal any potential weaknesses in the cartridge case. After all, rifle cartridge cases must withstand extremely high gas pressures – up to 7,000 bar – and are a kind of life insurance for the shooter. We have developed the most demanding test in the business – so that you are always on the safe side. A cartridge case that passes through our quality control is something special – it’s from RWS.

Peter Eismann (Hunter and Case Production Foreman at RWS) – RWS cases mean safety and quality. That may sound like a cliché, but we really work hard at it. It starts in our materials testing laboratory, which conducts a meticulous examination of all the raw materials, and ends with a 100 % visual check by specially trained personnel. The most precise dimensioning

and the cleaning of the cases after every production step are a matter of course for us. So we achieve precise dimensions and a brilliant appearance. For me, both of these are very significant factors, and I reckon that this effort is unique in the business.

Every one of these steps is accompanied by electronic and visual checks. Before the cartridge is packed, the tests are concluded by using a standard chamber as a gauge to make a precise check on the ability of the round to chamber in rifles of the specific caliber.

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Reliable ignition The smallest component of the RWS cartridge sets world standards. The sealing lacquer protects against moisture. The primer compound is a cleverly devised composition containing a primary explosive, a sensitizer, an oxidation agent and a reducing agent, and ensures a reliable, continuous combustion of the powder mass. The primers have innovative surface coatings that guarantee protection even from extreme climatic conditions. The shape and perfect seating of the anvil ensure reliable, fast ignition.

The secret is in the mix RWS primers are manufactured in a modern production plant using advance production techniques. Primer production processes include stamping and drawing out the cup, loading the primer compound,drying and pressing and finally fitting the anvil. We use the most modern optoelectronic test equipment to check for any deviations in the assembly and dimensional accuracy. Ignition sensitivity is adjusted so precisely that a deep and central blow from the firing pin will produce 100% ignition. By 1918 RWS had developed the now world famous mercury free Sinoxid technology based on the substances Trizinate and Tetrazene. Trizinate has excellent

storage properties and outstanding ignition characteristics and the addition of Tetrazene adjusts the ignition sensitivity of the primer. This results in a primer that offers excellent performance and functionality and a high level of handling safety. The latest primers with Super Clean Technology (Sintox) are insensitive to temperature changes and guarantee perfect performance and reliability even under extreme conditions, from -60 to +60 Celsius. As there is no lead in this primer there is no heavy metal pollution to affect the user or nearby range officers when used in indoor ranges. Super Clean – tomorrow’s world standard.

Dr. Ulrich Bley (Head of the Chemistry Laboratory at RWS) – primer technology is part of our core competence. The apparently smallest part of the cartridge is a determining factor for the performance of the entire assembly. Good ignition means steady combustion of the powder and thus helps to achieve accuracy and reliability. Here in Fürth we are setting world standards for primer

compounds. The SINOXID compound is now the standard for just about every high-quality rifle cartridge. But we also produce the SINTOX primer compound, better known as Super Clean. We think that the future belongs to this primer compound which is free of heavy-metal.

Powder is not just powder. Propellant powders consist mainly of gelatinized nitrocellose, with special additives: Single-base propellant powder is a powder made basically from pure nitrocellulose. But for ammunition with a relatively low projectile mass but high muzzle velocity – i.e. high-performance ammunition with a flat trajectory – nitrocellulose does not provide enough energy. In

this case, double-base or even triple-base powders are used, in which an increased quantity of nitroglycerine or similar substances provides increased energy. The basic components, the geometry and the surface treatment determine the combustion characteristics of the powder. Rifle cartridges are predominantly loaded with progressive propellant powders. With these powders, the burning rate is initially somewhat slower, but becomes continuously faster as combustion progresses. RWS uses more than 40 different propellant powders, which we purchase to our specifications from ren­ owned European manufacturers. Before they are used, we carry out laboratory tests to check that the specified parameters are being maintained. RWS is also significantly involved in the development of various powder additives. In this way, we ensure that our rifle cartridges contain special additives that, for instance, act to reduce fouling or muzzle flash (Flash Control).


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As a rule, we distinguish 3 different types of bullet:

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Expansion bullets Designed to expand when they strike the game but to largely retain their mass. RWS EVO bullet is an

ex­­­­­­­ce­llent example of an expansion bullet; the shock effect is achieved by the controlled deformation while the bullet retains its mass.

Partial fragmentation bullets These are designed so that they partially disintegrate in a controlled manner, leaving a defined residual portion. DK is an example of this type: It is a partial fragmentation bullet that always retains a residual mass of 60 %. A soft nose bullet, such as the KS or TM types, may be considered to be a partial fragmentation bullet, whereby the retained mass varies slightly

according to the bullet velocity and the resistance of the target. The operating principle of this type of projectile is based on the massive destruction of internal organs caused by its controlled fragmentation and the defined retained mass. The suction effect of the retained portion ensures that most of the fragments from the frontal core will be drawn out of the body of the game.

FMJ (full metal jacket) bullets FMJ bullets are projectiles with a stable form and mass. They do not disintegrate, and there is little deformation, depending on the resistance of the

target. The penetration shock and energy transfer are achieved by the delayed tumbling of the bullet within the body of the game.

Projectiles from RWS RWS is the only manufacturer of rifle cartridges that exclusively uses bullets made in its own production facilities. RWS has over a century’s experience in designing and producing its own bullets and this knowledge is at the heart of today’s production. Manufacturing our special bullets involves a lot more than just putting a core into a jacket and to be able to manufacture such a wide range of quality projectiles, RWS has a highly complex production facility. In this plant the most up to date technology ensures the fusion of core and jacket. Depending on the ballistic requirements the bullet core is drawn from one of six different hardness grades of

Friedrich Müller (Test Firing Foreman at RWS) – For half a century, my family has been looking after the RWS test hunting grounds south-west of Nuremberg. As a result, I have been carrying out field tests of new developments for some considerable time. And have observed time and again that the spe-

lead wire; the jacket cup is drawn and trimmed several times and depending on the bullet type one or two core sections are pressed in and specific features such as cannelures are applied. All bullets are then subject to a 100% visual inspection. Production can involve up to 14 manufacturing steps and 11 quality checks. Rigourous tests during the loading procedure ensures that the highest quality RWS specifications and standards are vigorously maintained. RWS feels it has a duty to maintain the very highest standards of production and performance, its quality aspirations are continually under review.

cial bullets have an absolute advantage with respect to the initial shock effect. The game drops quickly, without fleeing very far. The difference is particularly noticeable when guests are in our hunting grounds and try out other products.

Our development programme includes testing in the laboratory and field. We conduct tests on gelatine blocks as these have a similar density to muscle tissue and the results indicate how the bullets energy will affect the body of the game. We also carry out extensive field testing to be able

to evaluate the performance of the bullet in game. Pages 30-38 show the results of test firing .30 cal. bullets in gelatine. High speed films are also available on line at www.rws-ammunition.com and they show the impressive effects of our range of special bullets.

Simulated wound cavity in a gelatine block

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Primer groove lacquer seal Cartridges of the same caliber may have bullets that have the same design but different weights. RWS makes it easy to recognize the cartridge; those with

heavy projectiles have a red or green lacquer seal in the groove between the primer and the base. Examples within a caliber group:

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Special situation 8 x 57 IS / IRS RWS has two different caliber versions (IS, IRS) of the 8 x 57 cartridge. Although they both have a case length of 57 mm, there are slight differences in the bore and groove diameters. In order to make a reliable distinc-

The right choice Understanding calibers Calibers are designated and expressed in different ways, for example, metric calibers include bore and case length. As an example take 7 x 64, the figure ‘7’ is the nominal rounded value of the caliber (bore dia­meter) in millimeters and the ‘64’ is the case length, again rounded in millimeters. English speaking countries use the Imperial system where calibers are expressed

“Close-season calibers” is a term used for those calibers which are popularly used in the close season for pest control and varmint. These are usually in a fairly small caliber, such as the .22 Hornet.

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Tear-off fold-out card with ballistic data and bullet details, for use during the hunt.

Information on the spot The package Every RWS cartridge package is printed with a clear summary of the ball­is­tic information, so that it is available on the spot when you are out hunting.

A special fold-out card on the back of the package presents a detailed picture of the bullet, its effect on game, and other practical information for the hunt. Ballistic data in the metric system for spot-on aiming point correction or fast correction of the scope reticule and ballistic reticules Stages of bullet deformation / disintegration to illustrate the method of operation

Doris Adam (International Sales Manager at RWS) – The new RWS package includes just about all the information that a hunter needs to answer the question: “Is this the bullet I need?” The advantages of the product are visible at a glance, and one can see a picture of the operation of the specific projectile.

With our enormous range of products, we think that it is important to provide some orientation. Especially when combined with the brochures, the RWS web site, and the new RWS app, everybody can find their optimum bullet or caliber. What you might call a tip from hunters for hunters.

Bullet type Caliber designation

Bullet weight in grams and grains (1 grain = 0.0648 grams) Ballistic data in the imperial system Production code / batch number (2 numbers and two letters) provides information about the production series of the cartridges.

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As well as cartridge description we also give the barrel length used to obtain our data; for RWS calibers this is normally 600 mm. If the length of the barrel in a particular gun is a few mm longer or shorter than the specified length, then the velocity will be correspondingly higher or lower and for high-power cartridges this value may

Ballistics is “the science of the shot”. We distinguish between 4 different areas:

Point-blank range – PBR

Internal ballistics covers all that happens as the shot is made, such as gas pressure and bullet velocity within the barrel. Rotationless flight (freebore) is that short distance where the bullet is no longer held in the neck of the cartridge, but has also not yet been pressed into the lands (the raised sections of the barrel cross-section) of the barrels, so it has not yet started to spin. The grooves (deeper sections of the barrel cross-section) and the lands impart a stabilizing spin to the bullet as it travels down the bore.

Muzzle ballistics refers to what happens around the muzzle as the bullet leaves the barrel. Exterior ballistics deals with the free flight of the projectile after it has left the muzzle and before it reaches the target, taking into account all exterior influences, such as gravity, air resistance and atmospheric parameters. Finally, target ballistics concerns the effect of the projectile on the target.

Acquiring ballistic data The ballistic data for RWS cartridges are not absolute values, but average values derived from a large number of measurements with guns from various manufacturers. Different barrel lengths, for instance, can effect these values quite significantly. The test-

Point blank range is defined as the point where the projectile trajectory falls and crosses the line of sight again and assuming that the bullet has not risen more than 4cm above the sight line while in flight. So in the example illustrated above, it is not necessary to alter the point of aim for distances up to 209 meters and so it is possible to zero the rifle (sighting-in) at 100 meters. For instance, when using a 7 x64m at this distance, it should shoot 4 cm high in order to use it at all ranges up to the 209 meters shown in the example without

therefore vary by up to 20 meters/sec. The data also assumes that the telescopic sight is mounted so that the line of sight is 5 cm (2”) above the axis of the bore. Positive values indicate a high shot; negative values indicate a low shot.

correcting the point of aim. The RWS sighting-in target, with the corresponding tips for accurate zeroing, is ideal for zeroing a rifle. (Available as a download under www.rws-ammunition.com) It is well known that the point of impact of RWS cartridges hardly alters from one batch to another, however a hunter should always take a test shot when using new ammunition with a different batch number.

Layout and interpretation of the tables: see P. 58 ff firing results for all cartridges are acquired and evaluated under constant test conditions in our physical ballistics laboratories. As a rule, the values shown in our ballistics data apply to a horizontal shot at mean sea level.

Fact, every fired projectile is slowed down by air resistance. This reduction in velocity depends on the profile and the mass, as well as the velocity of the projectile and the density of the air. The ballistic coefficient (BC) is a parameter for the projectile-dependent influences on this deceleration, and is thus a measure of how much a projectile will be slowed down by air resistance, or, looking at it the other way, its ability to overcome air resistance. The velocity V is given in meters per second (m/s) for distances of 0, 50, 100, 150, 200, 250 and 300 meters.

Vo is therefore the value at zero distance from the muzzle – in other words, the muzzle velocity. The kinetic energy of a projectile is calculated from its velocity and its mass. Energy values are given in joules (J), also for distances from 0 to 300 meters. E100 is therefore the energy delivered to the target if the bullet strikes the game at a distance of 100 meters. In Germany, the minimum requirements are: E100 = ­­1,000 J when hunting roe deer with a rifle, and E100 = 2,000 J with a minimum caliber of 6.5 mm when hunting other hoofed game.


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Every thing at a gl ance RWS offers a lot of new online services

The new RWS homepage After two years online we have given the RWS and Rottweil homepage a new look, improved access and made it more ‘user friendly’. Existing users of the site will appreciate the substantial improvements and new users should find the site comprehensive, informative, direct and easy to use. Our aim is to offer more than just basic product information e.g.

the new updated product advisor now available as an Iphone App. Our website is updated daily and continues to evolve. We have a number of new ideas and projects that will appear on the website in the next few months, please visit us and browse at: www.rws-ammunition.com

An internet developer should always remember that whatever was OK on the web yesterday is possibly outdated today. We have developed a philosophy as to how we wish to communicate via the internet and have implemented three basic ideas. Everything at a glance Our new homepage includes both Hunting and Sport. Large selection windows make it easier for you to enter the product areas and just a few clicks will take you to your chosen line where you will find comprehensive information. Products can be found faster, via different routes and information can be obtained from data sheets and videos. Up to date Our new website has a redesigned and up to date look. It is easier to read, uses larger font sizes, new photo’s and an innovative page layout that uses the entire width of the screen. We have added new databases to simplify and speed up our site, we want you to find not search. We will continue to update the site with developments, news and results. In short: New look User friendly Topical More information On all our pages you will find more facts, specialist knowledge, tips and connecting links. We now offer: More information and facts about ammunition. More information for specific interest groups. More online service offers.

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Service and communication is an important part of our Company philosophy and this is reflected in our new website. You can already find: - an informative newsletter for Hunting and Sporting shooters, just register to receive it. - a free Iphone App for the RWS product advisor - an interactive glossary for all specialist terms - the RWS hunting weather - a new dealer search, using geo-localization - attractive special offers for specific interest groups (e.g. clubs or young hunters) - many connecting links to interesting topics

… and, of course, the popular RWS sighting-in target. Don’t forget that with every new purchase of ammunition or at the start of the season you should fire one or two shots to check zero and re-familiarise yourself with your weapon; confidence in your ammunition and gun contributes to greater success. In the download section of our website you can find the popular RWS sighting in target as well as a number of practical tips to help avoid any ‘nasty surprises’ in the field.

Get online and register for the RWS newsletter, at

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Projectiles tailor-made

IIf hunting is extremely varied then so are the demands made on ammunition. Materials, bullet geometry, construction, mass and effect characteristics are all factors that must be taken into account when choosing the correct bullet. Large, medium or small game, short or long ranges , solo hunting or driven game - RWS offers a bullet for every hunting situation. RWS bullets are special; they are ballistically designed to

possess the characteristics to determine accuracy, trajectory, energy and deformation capability. Every hunter directly from the dedication which RWS applies to the development and production of its projectiles. Bullets from RWS guarantee accuracy, performance and reliability for every hunting situation.

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Evolution | UNI PROFESSIONAL | ID Classic | UNI Classic | DOPPELKERN I H-MANTEL I KEGELSPITZ 31 Soft point | Bionic Yellow | Full metal jacket | Hunting Match | E xperts trust RWS

EVOLUTION

UNI PROFESSIONAL

The advantage of using the Evolution® bullet becomes particularly obvious with a bone-hit, especially on larger game. Where a classic hits substantial bone structure, leaving little residual energy for penetration and exit, an Evolution® bullet will remain largely stable in its mass. Thanks to the special bonding of the lead core with the Tombak jacket (Power-Bonding), the retained mass is well-nigh 100 %, thus making an exit wound highly probable and preserving the meat. Because of their aerodynamic geometry and the ballistic calotte, Evolution® bullets are distinguished by a high level of intrinsic accuracy. They have a flat trajectory and ensure high impact energy, even at long ranges.

100 years of successful experience in the development of hunting bullets form the foundation for the latest innovation from RWS. An 18 % reduction in air resistance compared with the UNI Classic results in a noticeably flatter trajectory and extends the usable range for hunting. At the same time, the impact behavior on the target has been further improved.

For convincing penetration

Lead core bonded (=fused) with the jacket for excellent penetration

The Next Generation

Operating principle of the UNI Professional – The front core disintegrates and generates a limited quantity of fragments – The rear core will only expand slightly, and will thus usually ensure an exit wound – The sharp edge ensures the desired clean cut – The Uni Pro can be used universally on heavy game and causes little damage to the meat

Tail groove for a stable re­tained mass and an assured exit wound

Sharp edge for cutting hair at point of impact Nickel-plated jacket for increased barrel life

POWER BONDING

Soft tip core for controlled fragmentation and a high level of shock effect

Ballistically optimised bullet shape for reduced air resistance and flat trajectory

for optimal response in the game‘s body

Sharp rim for a a clean-cut exit wound

Cannelure for a solid bullet seat Fitting groove for controlled deformation process

Ballistic calotte for flight stability and precision at long distance

Nickel-plated Tombak jacket for increased barrel life

The features at a glance:

– Convincing penetration – even with bone impacts – Preserves the meat – almost 100 % retained mass, thanks to Power-Bonding – Aerodynamic projectile profile and the ballistic calotte produce outstanding accuracy – Nickel-plated jacket to preserve the barrel – Rapid-X-Tip® for fast, controlled deformation

Harder and heavier rear core for extreme penetration UNI precision for excellent aerodynamic stability and accuracy at long distances

Calibers :

.270 Win. .270 WSM 7mm Rem.Mag. 7x64 7x65 R .308 Win. .30-06

The features at a glance:

.30 R Blaser .300 Win.Mag. . 300 WSM 8x57 JS 8x57 JRS 8x68 S 9,3x62 9,3x74 R

Simulated wound cavity in a gelatine block

– Optimized BC value for a flatter trajectory – High projectile velocity and flight stability – Longer usable hunting range – Reliable effect on the game – Available as RWS Silver Selection

Calibers:

.308 Win. .30-06 .300 Win. Mag

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Evolution | UNI PROFESSIONAL | ID Classic | UNI Classic | DOPPELKERN I H-MANTEL I KEGELSPITZ Soft point | Bionic Yellow | Full metal jacket | Hunting Match | E xperts trust RWS

Evolution | UNI PROFESSIONAL | ID Classic | UNI Classic | DOPPELKERN I H-MANTEL I KEGELSPITZ 33 Soft point | Bionic Yellow | Full metal jacket | Hunting Match | E xperts trust RWS

ID Cl assic

UNI Cl assic

The basic idea of the ID Classic is to combine wide-area and penetration shock on the target. This has been achieved by combining two lead cores of different hardness, one of which plugs into the other. The softer front core undergoes controlled fragmentation and transfers its energy quickly to the body of the game. The rear core of the ID Classic bullet expands rapidly, compared to the UNI Classic, and is therefore especially suitable for light to medium game.

The UNI Classic bullet was developed for hunting heavy hoofed to big game. With a harder and heavier rear core it expands less than the ID Classic and this acts to increase penetration. Similar to the ID Classic the front core offers controlled fragmentation for high impact shock and its torpedo shaped base promotes stability in flight.

For heavy game

For light game

The nickel-plated mild steel jacket is easy on the barrel and becomes thicker towards the rear, to ensure controlled deformation. Its torpedo shaped base promotes stability in flight.

Sharp edge for cutting hair at point of impact

Soft tipped core for controlled fragmentation and high effectiveness

Harder and heavier tail core for extreme penetration

Harder tail core for excellent penetration

Tail constriction for a mass-stable residual body and a certain bullet exit wound

Nickel-plated steel jacket for increased barrel life

Torpedo-shaped tail for high flight stability

Sharp edge for cutting hair at point of impact

Tail constriction for a mass-stable residual body and a certain bullet exit wound

The features at a glance:

– IDEAL for light and medium game – Rapid partial fragmentation ensure high energy transfer – Normally an assured exit wound – Sharp edge to make the desired clean cut – Rearward neck limits the tearing-off of the jacket strips

Soft tipped core for controlled fragmentation and high effectiveness

Torpedo-shaped tail for high flight stability

Calibers: 7x57 7x57 R 7 mm Rem. Mag. .280 Rem. 7x64

Nickel-plated steel jacket for increased barrel life

The features at a glance:

7x65 R .308 Win. .30-06 8x57 JS 8x57 JRS

Simulated wound cavity in a gelatine block

– UNIVERSAL for heavy game – Front core fragments and ensures a fast energy transfer to the target – Sharp edge makes a clearly visible entry wound with a clean cut – Harder rear core shows limited deformation and reliably produces the desired exit wound – Rearward neck limits the tearing-off of the jacket strips – Little damage to the meat

Calibers:

.308 Win. .30-06 .30 R Blaser .300 Win. Mag.

9,3x62 9,3x64 9,3x74 R .375 H&H Mag.

Simulated wound cavity in a gelatine block


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Evolution | UNI PROFESSIONAL | ID Classic | UNI Classic | Doppelkern | H-Mantel | KEGELSPITZ 35 Soft point | Bionic Yellow | Full metal jacket | Hunting Match | E xperts trust RWS

DOPPELKERN

H-mantel

This double core projectile contains cores of different hardness. The front core fragments producing high impact shock and the deformation of the rear core is controlled by the unique gilding cup that separates the two cores. With the cores having a 50 : 50 weight ratio this ensures a perfect balance between impact shock and a straight wound channel for an exit wound.

The special feature of this bullet is the famous H cannelure, a neck formed about halfway along the jacket, which functions as a predetermined break point. It helps to separate the two bullet cores with their different hardness, and is responsible for the dual effectiveness of this projectile. The front portion disintegrates very quickly on striking the game and releases a great deal of energy – for maximum shock. The cylindrical rear section breaks off at the H cannelure, drives through the body of the game without significant deformation, and thus ensures a reliable exit wound. The suction effect of the rear section ensures that most of the fragments from the front core will be drawn out of the body of the game.

For a controlled impact shock

For maximum effect

Soft tipped core for controlled fragmentation and high effectiveness Tombak plated inner jacket Tombak plated outer jacket

Tip core for controlled fragmentation and high effectiveness

Harder tail core for extreme penetration

Tail core for extreme penetration Geometrically optimized base for maximum precision

Copper hollow tip for fast response in the game‘s body

Sharp edge for reliable tracking signs

H-shaped constriction for reliable part fragmentation

Tail constriction for a mass-stable residual body and a certain bullet exit wound

New crimp cannelure for optimum bullet seating Long bullet cylinder for highest precision

The features at a glance:

– Good, clear effect of the shot on the game – Extremely short flight distance – Sharp edge ensures a clean-cut exit wound – Fast, controlled energy transfer produces high impact shock – Reliable exit wound guarantees enough blood flow – Little damage to the meat

Increasing jacket wall thickness for a mass-stable residual body and a certain bullet exit wound

The features at a glance:

Calibers:

6,5x55 6,5x57 6,5x57 R 7x64 7x65 R .308 Win. .30-06 .30 R Blaser

.300 Win. Mag. 8x57 JS 8x57 JRS 8x68 S 9,3x62 9,3x64 9,3x74 R

Simulated wound cavity in a gelatine block

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Bullet is highly effective H-shaped neck produces controlled fragmentation Mildly bumped-up base ensures a reliable exit wound Little damage to the meat

Calibers:

.270 Win. 7x57R 7x64 7x65R .308 Win. .30-06

8x57 JS 8x57 JRS 8x68 S 9,3x62 9,3x74 R

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Evolution | UNI PROFESSIONAL | ID Classic | UNI Classic | DOPPELKERN I H-MANTEL I KEGELSPITZ Soft point | Bionic Yellow | Full metal jacket | Hunting Match | Experts trust RWS

KEGELSPITZ

SOFT POINT

Whether large or small game – the bullet expands in a controlled manner and transfers energy evenly to the body of the game, while retaining an effective expanded residual portion for the exit wound. The secret lies in the optimum balance between jacket thickness and the hardness of the lead core. The profile of this projectile creates ideal conditions for high accuracy and low air resistance.

A type of bullet that has been very successful for decades, and which still has many fans today. The well-established design provides high energy transfer to the body of the game – for good knock-down performance. With a pointed nose or a robust round nose.

For maximum precision

For high energy transfer

Ballistically optimized cone shape for an extended trajectory Tail constriction for a mass-stable residual body and a certain bullet exit wound

Tombak jacket Round or pointed nose for high stability

Lead core for balanced deformation behaviour with different types of game

Lead core for optimum deformation to match the body of the game Long bullet cylinder for highest precision

The features at a glance:

– Extraordinary accuracy, thanks to the long cylindrical section of the projectile – The cannelure towards the rear of the bullet stops deformation and ensures an compact residual portion with a high probability of an exit wound – Low residue level in the body of the game

Tombak-plated steel jacket

Calibers: 5,6x57 .243 Win. 6,5 x 55 6,5x57 6,5x57 R 6,5x65 RWS 6,5x65 R RWS 6,5x68

The features at a glance:

.270 Win. .270 WSM 7x57 7x57 R 7 mm Rem. Mag. 7x64 7x65 R .308 Win.

.30-06 .30 R Blaser .300 Win. Mag. 8x68 S 9,3x62 9,3x74 R .375 H&H Mag.

Simulated wound cavity in a gelatine block

– Fast deformation capability on light and heavy game – High energy transfer to the body of the game – Insensitive bullet point for rough handling

Calibers:

.22 Hornet .222 Rem. .223 Rem. 5,6x50 Magnum 5,6x50 R Magnum 5,6x52 R .243 Win. 6,5x54 Mannl. Sch.

6,5x57 6,5x57 R 6,5x68 .270 Win. 7x57 R 7 mm Rem. Mag. 7x64 7x65 R

8x57 JS 8x57 JRS 9,3x62 9,3x74 R .404 Rimless

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BIONIC YELLOW

Evolution | UNI PROFESSIONAL | ID Classic | UNI Classic | DOPPELKERN I H-MANTEL I KEGELSPITZ Soft point | Bionic Yellow | Full metal jacket | Hunting Match | Experts trust RWS

FULL METAL JACKET

Lead-free flexibility

For special applications

RWS lead free Bionic cartridges are based on a finely adjusted mix of brass alloy and its Dual-Tec principle delivers outstanding accuracy. Unlike some other simple copper bullets the Bionic leaves minimum copper fouling in the barrel due to its advanced material characteristics and profile design.

Full Metal Jacket bullets have a variety of uses including training, varmint hunting and in some countries for shooting small game birds. In large calibers they are also suitable for game such as buffalo; they can punch through tough bones and a heavy body. To ensure the bullet performs and travels through the body the nose of the bullet must be enclosed and in some cases reinforced. Small calibers have a sharper more pointed nose and the larger calibers are more rounded.

Calibers: .22 Hornet, .404 Rimless

Fully jacketed nose

Lead core

Triangular active area Special frangible brass

Bullet jacket

Ballistic calotte Action Tip Shock cannelure Sharp edge

HUNTING MATCH

Performance grooves

For training and competition The features at a glance:

Calibers:

.308 Win, .30-06

Partial Fragmentation Bullet This lead free partial fragmentation bullet is designed to be effective at short range. A combination of the frangible special brass alloy and shock canelures guarantee a defined fragmentation with high shock effect at close ranges ; these characteristics are particularly evident when used on light to medium game.

Generations of young hunters and competition shooters have successfully relied on these cartridges for there training and tests. Federal German hunting laws require a minimum energy of E100 > 1000 J and this makes the RWS .222 Rem MJ 52g bullet especially suitable for training for a hunting licence and to use in the practical examination. It is not suitable for actual hunting.

Hollow point Lead core Tombak-plated steel jacket

Calibers: .22 Hornet, .222 Rem., .308 Win.,

Simulated wound cavity in a gelatine block

Ballistic calotte

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Experts trust RWS Franz-Albrecht, Erbprinz zu Oettingen-Oettingen und ­Oettingen-Spielberg (Wild boar fever 3) – People were always asking me about the .270 Win. – the unusual caliber I use for driven hunts. However, ever since the film “Wild boar fever 3”, which demonstrates the effectiveness of this caliber, particularly in combination with the H-Mantel bullet (H-jacket bullet), the questioning has died down! For driven hunts I look for knock-down performance, so that everything lies in plain view. The reliability of the H-Mantel bullet gives me a good feeling and confidence at the firing point.

Dr. Ralph Nebe (Sales & Marketing Manager, Carl Zeiss Sports Optics GmbH) – Hunting in the mountains has always excited me. An exacting form of shooting that places the highest demands on the shooters and the equipment. Optics and ammunition are of outstanding importance. The Evolution bullet from RWS convinces me every time I am in the mountains. It is unbelievably accurate and, because of its high weight, brings enough energy to the target, even at long ranges. The drop is no problem, thanks to the fast reticule adjustment (ASV, Absehenschnellverstellung) from Zeiss. My optimum solution, when it matters.

Mads Jessen (Journalist) – In Scandinavia, the 6.5x55 is Number 1! Because we are crazy about target shooting as well as hunting we clever Scandinavians worked out a long time ago that the 6.5x55 is a great cartridge for both. To compensate for the fact that this caliber is a rather small one for a universal caliber, I insist on partial fragmentation bullets for hunting heavier game. The Doppelkern (double core) is not only very effective, it also causes little damage to the meat. After all, the second great enthusiasm of Scandinavians is eating.

Evolution | UNI PROFESSIONAL | ID Classic | UNI Classic | DOPPELKERN I H-MANTEL I KEGELSPITZ Soft point | Bionic Yellow | Full metal jacket | Hunting Match | Experts trust RWS

Thorsten Mann (General Manager of Mauser Jagdwaffen GmbH) – As the general manager of Mauser, I maintain close business contacts with our customers at home and abroad, and that involves frequent traveling. Regrettably, this often means having hardly any time for hunting, so I am particularly pleased if I can accept an invitation to a hunt. And then I place my trust entirely in my Mauser M 03 in combination with the UNI Classic! This is the combination of proven weapon and projectile design that give me reliability and adequate reserves for a humane hunt of even heavy game around the world!

Matthias Klotz (General Manager of Sauer & Sohn GmbH) – For me, the optimum caliber and projectile for a specific type of hunt and game are distinguished by the sum of their positive features. Thanks to my S 202 Take Down I have unlimited flex­­i­ bility in the matter of caliber. And as for the bullet, I have trusted Kegelspitz (spire points) for years. Whether they are 6.5x55 (8.2 gram KS), .300 Win. Mag. (10.7 gram KS) or 9.3x62 (16 gram KS): I can rely on these classic bullets at any time, as they all have enormous accuracy, outstanding impact shock, and an acceptable level of meat damage.

Gunther Stoschek (Strategic Marketing Manager at Blaser Jagdwaffen GmbH) – More than three decades ago, right at the start of my training with Blaser, a saying in the company was: the H-Mantel (H-jacket) from RWS almost always shoots the best! And today it is still rated as one of the very clear favorites in our numerous long-range shooting seminars. For hunting, I have learnt to appreciate the H-jacket bullet, especially in the “slower” calibers, such as .308 Win. or 7x57R. The concealed hollow point means that it has an excellent impact behavior even at long ranges, thus ensuring an excellent shock effect. And there is always an exit wound, even with large game, although I hardly need it, since the game usually drops on the spot

Also No. 1 for professionals RWS rifle cartridges are the clear favorites* for Germany’s professional hunters. *According to a survey of 124 professional German hunters, the RWS market share was twice as large as the second-placed brand.

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Special

Always something

Different areas of application require different and special cartridges. For hunting in extreme conditions, long range match shooting, training or even personalised cartridges RWS can offer the ammunition solution.

RWS cartridges are as good as they look; effective, reliable, technically and ballistically advanced. RWS rifle cartridges special in every way.

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SILVER SELECTION Technically and aesthetically unique With the implementation of unique innovations, incomparable performance and stunning looks we have exceeded our own high expectations with the new Silver Selection. The Silver selection is a unique type of cartridge unmatched in all respects by any competitors and underlines the creative technological leadership position if RWS rifle cartridges. A new definition of high performance means that

the RWS Silver Selection is suitable for hunting even in extreme situations. On ice or in a desert, in the Taiga or deep forest, day or night the advanced features of the Silver Selection can cope with all hunting situations. Silver Selection is the cartridge of choice for the hunter who can face up to any challenge and demands only the best from himself and his ammunition.

UNI PROFESSIONAL

for accuracy, flat trajectory and high effectiveness EVOLUTION for accuracy, penetration and flexibility Nickel Finished Case for easier chambering and fast reloading Flash Control for reduced muzzle flash to keep the hunting situation in view High Performance Load for power reserves in extreme situations

Kasper Johansen (Researcher at the Danish National Environmental Research Institute) – On my expeditions to Greenland, I always have my rifle and ammunition with me. In the event of an attack by a polar bear, I want to be prepared. The low temperatures and the resulting rough handling

of the material show up the heavy demands made on a reliable cartridge very clearly. If attacked, there would be no time for misfires. So the Silver Selection, developed for extreme conditions and with an unparalleled reliability, has become our life insurance.

Super Clean Technology for maximum functional reliability without pollution

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The original advantage of the Super Clean technology lies in the fact that it prevents any heavy metal emission arising in the vicinity of the shooter. In order to be able to fulfill the requirements resulting from the extreme range of application of the Silver Selection, the primer compound has undergone further development. Silver Selection has the highest level of functional relia­bility, even under extreme temperature conditions. And Super Clean technology protects against ignition delay in critical situations, the gold-plating of the cup protecting against corrosion.

– Deformation projectile for minimum meat damage and effective penetration shock – Outstanding accuracy – Kind to the barrel – Flexible in use – Rapid-X-Tip® for fast, controlled deformation

– Partial fragmentation projectile for high impact shock and assured exit wound – Ballistically optimized projectile profile reduces air resistance and flattens the trajectory – Modified nickel-plated jacket ensures a reliable effect on the body of the game – UNI precision V-tail provides outstanding stability in flight and accuracy at long distances

The Flash Control technology used in the Silver Selection is a new innovation taking RWS technical expertise to a new and higher level. It reduces muzzle flash and in darkness allows the hunter to retain his night vision and keep the quarry in sight.

We go to the limits of what is technically feasible to reach the optimum performance of Silver Selection. A special new powder, combined with a performance-oriented load ensures power reserves – all for hunting success under extreme conditions.

The RWS cases used for Silver Selection have been additionally enhanced in the in-house plating plant. The special surface makes the cases even more resistant to external influences. The Nickel Finish technology applied to the Silver Selection cartridge cases makes them easier to chamber and faster in reloading than normal cartridges.

NICKEL FINISHED

Calibers EVO: .308 Win. 9,3x62

.30-06 9,3x74 R

.300 Win. Mag.

Calibers UNI PRO: .308 Win.

.30-06

.300 Win. Mag.

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SPECIAL EDITION A personal masterpiece This exclusive special series, available in eight classic hunting calibers, is a true rarity. Every individual component, from primer through case and powder to the bullet, has been carefully selected, tested, refined, and then, finally, loaded by hand with meticulous precision. The optimized matching of the components ensures the highest accuracy and performance of each and every cartridge. Even the look of the Special Edition is a masterpiece. The legendary RWS H-jacket bullets are gold-plated, with noble black ruthenium-coated cartridge cases engraved with the name of the person, making this range of cartridges into a personal masterpiece.

Brilliant look: Gold plated H-Mantel bullets and black ruthenium coated cases produce not only optimum ballistics but a stunning looking cartridge. Personal note: Each individual cartridge is engraved with the name of the person and is thus a unique, individual product. Ballistic Perfection: The use of the best components, their enhancement and the hand loading of the Special Edition guarantee the highest accuracy and reliability for every single cartridge.

Calibers:

Constantin Freiherr Heereman von Zuydtwyck (Honorary President of the Federation of German Hunters) – Festive occasions require a festive arrangement. A handmade and individually engraved Special Edition has often shown itself to be

very appropriate. It makes a marvelous present for a really special occasion. I have never seen anyone who did not appreciate this form of recognition.

7x64 7x65 R .308 Win. .30-06

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TARGET ELITE Ultimate match grade cartridges

The special cartridges from the Target elite series make it possible to achieve a high degree of accuracy at very long ranges. High quality components are loaded using the most modern manufacturing methods to create first class match cartridges which are highly favoured by shooters with high demands for accuracy. Target elite

in .308 Win is suitable for distances up to 600 meters; Target elite Plus can be used for extreme ranges up to 1200 meters. An advanced precision two step loading process provides the Target elite Plus with extremely finely tuned ballistics and consistent accuracy taking the standard of precision target shooting to new levels.

RWS: Partner of the NRA RWS is the exclusive supplier for the National Rifle Association in Great Britain. The prestigious Imperial Meeting in Bisley is shot over distances up to 1200 yards (nearly 1100 meters), using RWS match cartridges. RWS convinced our partners through outstanding precision.

Iain Robertson (Executive Officer, Shooting Committee, NRA) In 2008, RWS was selected as the supplier for the Imperial Meeting of the National Rifle Association of Great Britain, which is held annually in Bisley, Surrey, and reaches its culmination

with the most prestigious shooting competition in the world: “Her Majesty the Queen‘s Prize”. Very severe specification were laid down, in order to achieve the best possible performance within the technical limitations of pressure and velocity for the special

target rifles which are used for this world-class competition. For three successive years, RWS has supplied ammunition that has no problem in exceeding all the specifications. The critical test for competition ammunition is its consistency. NRA members

have by now fired off more than a million RWS cartridges, and can be sure that “it lands where you point it” every time. With RWS, competition has become tougher but fairer, and the performance has improved at all levels of the sport.


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TARGET ELITE

TARGET ELITE PLUS in hand-loaded quality

– Highest quality “Made in Germany” – Competition-level accuracy – For competitive disciplines up to 600 meters – Loaded in accordance with established production methods, using the Single Step Loading Technology process – RWS cases in the usual high quality, with tried and tested HPBT match bullets – Bullet weights adjusted to suit a wide spectrum of twist rates

– Highest quality “Made in Switzerland” – Accuracy specification defined for 300 meters: maximum standard deviation of 16.9 to 25 mm when fired from test barrels – For long-range disciplines up to 1200 meters – Large bore cartridges loaded in “hand-loaded” quality on the basis of “Double Step Loading Technology” – Specially produced match cartridge cases and selected HPBT bullets – Consistent point of impact from one batch to the next – Configured for high-end match rifles and the twist rates used for long range shooting

Single Step Loading Technology

1. Dosed powder charge

2. Check load weight

Double Step Loading Technology

3. Seat bullet

1. Basic powder charge

Recommended for the following distances

2. Supplementary powder weight measurement

4. 5. 3. Fine dosage Check load weight Bullet seating powder charge

Recommended for the following distances

.308 Win. (10,0 g)

.223 Rem.

.308 Win. (10,9 g)

.308 Win. (10,9 g)

.308 Win. (12,3 g)

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CINESHOT Humane hunting demands regular training

Super Clean

CINESHOT® is the first cartridge made especially for cinema ranges. Super Clean technology and the outstanding performance of this cartridge have been specifically adapted to this application. RWS developed

When shooting ordinary rifle cartridges, lead particles escape into the atmosphere. The lead pollution is especially high in the shooter’s immediate surroundings and thus for the range personnel during training on indoor shooting ranges. But thanks to lead-free Super Clean

CINESHOT® as an economical ammunition to enable regular training that does not create lead contamination and is kind to the rifle. Making a contribution to health and humane hunting.

prime technology, which has already been used for years in NATO-qualified ammunition, no more lead is introduced into the shooter’s surroundings. In addition, encapsulation of the projectile around the base prevents lead particles becoming detached during the shot.

Lung-threatening lead (Pb) particles in the vicinity of the shooter, just after a shot with ordinary ammunition, and after firing a CINESHOT® cartridge.

(Pb)

ordinary ammunition

CINESHOT ®

Optimum performance Because of the consistent load and a precisely adjusted projectile geometry, CINESHOT® has high intrinsic accuracy and sufficient gas pressure for reliable feeding in all normal commercial self-loading rifles. A special

surface coating of the bullet minimizes friction between the bullet and the bore, and enables intensive training without overheating and intensive cleaning.

Calibers:

7x64 .308 Win.

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.30-06 8x57 JS

Peter Nölte (Range Officer, Müller Schießzentrum Ulm, www.mszu.de) You see a lot in a cinema range: Cartridges from Russian military stocks, misfires, jammed systems, ruined guns, muzzle flash that almost reaches the screen, and a lot of other things that aren’t so good. Fortunately, Cineshot has driven all this sort of thing out of the cinema

9,3x62 .300 Win.Mag.

ranges, because it is a special cartridge that is adapted to the needs of cinema ranges. So shooting is really fun! As a range officer I spend many hours each day in our 3 cinema ranges, and so I really appreciate Super Clean technology!

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Individual … like the hunt

The RWS application advisor The fascinating thing about hunting is that every hunt is different and a new experience and situation so there is no universal answer to the question ‘which is the best bullet’ ? You must consider the type of hunt, kind of game, range, caliber, gun and the hunters personal preferences all make demands of the cartridge. RWS fulfills these demands with its comprehensive selection of cartridges. Accuracy and the triple shock effect of impact shock, penetration shock and

exit wound are all a matter of course for us; for every type of game, all ranges and minimum carcass damage. Special bullets from RWS for the most demanding situations. The following tables list the most important criteria for RWS projectiles, and are intended to assist you in finding the ideal bullet for your hunt.

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A P P L I C AT I O N A D V I S O R I B A L L I S T I C D ATA

Accuracy

Flight distance

Penetration

Stopping power

Exit wound

Clean cut

Meat damage

very good

short

very deep

deep

certain

yes

very little

very good

short

very deep

deep

certain

yes

little

good

very short

deep

very deep

usually

yes

variable

good

short

deep

deep

certain

yes

little

very good

very short

deep

very deep

usually

yes

little

very good

very short

medium

very deep

certain

no

variable

very good

short

deep

deep

usually

no

little

good

short

medium

deep

usually

no

variable

very good

very short

medium

very deep

certain

yes

variable

good

short

medium

medium

certain

no

very little

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B A L L I S T I c D ATa

TARGET ELITE Weight g gr

Projectile Article No.

Barrel V 2) length E mm BC value 1)

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

-0,3

- 4,6

-14,7

-31,0

-54,1

Projectile Article No.

PBR * 3)

.308 Win. 11,9 g

EVO 231 72 10

184

UNI PRO

11,7 g

231 75 42

180

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

PBR * 3)

50m

100m

150m 200m Trajectory (cm)

250m

300m

V[m/s]

0,366

E[J]

650

V [m/s]

0,367

E [J]

785

745

707

669

633

598

565

100 m

3667 3302 2974 2663 2384 2128 1899 PBR 161 m 790

750

712

674

638

603

569

1,7

100 m

-0,3

3651 3291 2966 2658 2381 2127 1894 PBR 162 m

1,7

4,0

4,0

1,3

-6,8

-21,1

-42,2

-4,5

-14,5

-30,4

-53,2

1,4

-6,5

-20,5

-41,3

 

 

Target Elite

10,0

650

V[m/s]

231 75 55

154

0,437

E[J]

Target Elite

10,9

650

V[m/s]

231 75 49

168

0,454

E[J]

Target Elite

12,3

650

V[m/s]

231 75 50

190

0,550

E[J]

910

873

837

803

768

735

702

100 m

-0,9

-2,6

-9,0

-19,6

-34,7

4141

3811

3503

3224

2949

2701

2464

PBR

192 m

1,1

4,0

3,5

-0,9

-9,5

-22,6

800

769

739

710

681

653

626

100 m

-0,4

-4,1

-13,0

-27,2

-47,2

3488

3223

2976

2747

2527

2324

2136

PBR

169 m

1,6

4,0

2,0

-4,9

-17,1

-35,1

750

724

699

674

650

626

603

100 m

-0,2

-4,9

-15,1

-31,2

-53,5

3459

3224

3005

2794

2598

2410

2236

PBR

159 m

1,8

4,0

1,1

-7,2

-21,3

-41,6

200m

400m

600m 800m Trajectory (cm)

1000m

1200m

Recommended for the following distances

Recommended for the following distances

EVO

11,9 g

231 72 11

184

UNI PRO

11,7 g

231 75 43

180

600

V[m/s]

0,366

E[J]

600

V[m/s]

0,367

E[J]

845

803

763

4248 3837 3464 850

808

768

724

100 m

-0,6

- 3,6

-11,9

-25,5

-44,8

3119 2800 2514 2243 PBR 173 m

1,4

4,0

2,3

-4,0

-15,5

-32,9

-3,5

-11,7

-25,0

-44,1

729

686

691

650

654

614

619

100 m

-0,6

175 m

1,4

4,0

2,5

-3,6

-14,9

-32,0

100 m

-1,0

- 2,4

-8,6

-18,8

-33,7

5257 4777 4319 3913 3528 3179 2857 PBR 194 m

1,0

4,0

3,5

-0,7

-9,0

-21,9

-2,3

-8,3

-18,2

-32,7

4227 3819 3450 3109 2793 2502 2241 PBR

 

Recommended for the following distances

.300 Win Mag. EVO

11,9 g

231 72 12

184

UNI PRO

11,7 g

231 75 44

180

650 0,366 650 0,367

V[m/s] E[J] V[m/s] E[J]

940

950

896

905

852

862

811

820

770

780

731

740

693

702

100 m

-1,0

198 m

1,0

4,0

3,7

-0,2

-8,2

-20,6

100 m

0,0

- 5,4

-16,9

-35,1

-60,7

5147 4672 4232 3826 3441 3097 2782 PBR 154 m

2,0

4,0

0,6

-8,9

-25,1

-48,7

5280 4791 4347 3934 3559 3203 2883 PBR

9,3x62 EVO

18,8 g

231 72 15

291

600 0,400

V[m/s] E[J]

740

705

671

638

605

574

544

TARGET ELITE PLUS in hand-loaded quality Projectile Article No.

EVO

18,8 g

231 72 16

291

Target Elite Plus 4,47 69

231 74 61

600 0,400

V[m/s] E[J]

710

676

642

610

579

548

519

100 m

0,2

- 6,1

-18,9

-39,0

-67,2

4739 4296 3874 3498 3151 2823 2532 PBR 148 m

2,2

4,0

- 0,3

-11,0

-29,1

-55,5

173

V [m/s] E [J]

867

827

787

749

712

677

600

173

168

V [m/s]

-0,7

-3,3

-10,9

-23,4

-41,2

4209 3830 3468 3142 2839 2567 2308 PBR 180 m

1,3

4,0

2,8

-2,8

-13,3

-29,1

-0,6

-3,5

-11,7

-24,9

-43,7

E [J]

807

769

731

695

660

11,7 g

231 52 28

180

642

625

100 m

4017 3647 3312 2992 2705 2439 2188 PBR 175 m

1,4

4,0

2,5

-3,6

-14,8

200

231 74 62

11,7 g

231 52 29

180

HMK 231 62 30

180

12,1 g

231 62 32

187

1200m

855

663

505

382

100m

-3,9

-111,5

1634

982

570

326

300m

18,8

-49,3

0,0

16,0

72,4

183,8

500m

73,3

59,8

V[m/s] E[J]

805

676

555

447

362

311

100m

-13,1

-107,8

-333,6

-764,4

-1503,5

3529

2487

1675

1088

715

528

300m

18,6

-44,3

-238,5

-637,5

-1344,9

0,0

11,2

49,6

126,6

252,2

427,7

500m

67,7

53,8

-91,3

-441,3

-1099,6

650

V[m/s]

0,555

E[J]

870

762

661

568

484

407

100m

-9,8

-82,7

-244,6

-534,5

-992,4

4904

3758

2833

2091

1521

1073

300m

14,4

-34,3

-172,1

-437,7

-871,5

0,0

8,1

34,1

81,3

158,8

268,9

500m

50,7

38,2

-63,3

-292,7

-690,3

.338 Lapua Mag. 

Target Elite Plus 16,2 250

231 74 64

-31,7

650

V[m/s]

0,595

E[J]

Lateral drift (cm)

865

761

664

577

498

425

100m

-9,9

-82,9

-243,9

-528,3

-969,2

-1640,0

6061

4690

3574

2699

2008

1464

1039

358 ⊕

300m

14,5

-34,3

-171,0

-431,0

-847,6

-1494,1

0,0

4,9

20,4

48,2

93,2

155,8

243,7

500m

50,7

38,1

-62,3

-286,2

-666,5

-1276,7

Recommended for the following distances 650

V [m/s] E [J]

100 m

-0,3

-4,5

-14,4

-30,3

-53,0

3697 3326 2982 2665 2381 2120 1881 PBR 163 m

795

754

714

675

638

602

567

1,7

4,0

1,5

-6,3

-20,2

-40,9

100 m

-0,6

-3,5

-11,6

-24,8

-43,7

4287 3867 3477 3126 2801 2502 2227 PBR 176 m

1,4

4,0

2,5

-3,5

-14,7

-31,7

100 m

-1,0

-2,3

-8,2

-18,2

-32,6

5335 4834 4367 3943 3550 3186 2858 PBR 197 m

1,0

4,0

3,7

-0,3

-8,3

-20,8

100 m

-0,5

-4,0

-12,9

-27,6

-48,8

2611 2303 2021 PBR 168 m

1,5

4,0

2,0

-5,0

-17,7

-36,9

100 m

-0,3

-4,8

-15,3

-32,3

-56,7

3728 3313 2939 2604 2296 2014 1764 PBR 160 m

1,8

4,0

1,3

-7,2

-22,2

-44,6

600

V [m/s] E [J]

856

813

771

731

692

654

617

CineShot

The first cartridge especially for cinema ranges

650

V [m/s] E [J]

955

909

864

821

779

738

699

8 x 57 JS HMK

1000m

Recommended for the following distances

.300 Win. Mag. 11,7 g

650 0,454

Lateral drift (cm)

.30-06 HMK

800m

.300 Win. Mag. 100 m

847

600m

Recommended for the following distances

.308 Win. HMK

V[m/s] E[J]

Lateral drift (cm)

7 x 65 R 11,2 g

400m

.308 Win.

Target Elite Plus 13,0 650

200m

Recommended for the following distances Target Elite Plus 10,9

7 x 64 231 52 40

500 0,300

Lateral drift (cm)

SPECIAL EDITION 11,2 g

0m

.223 Rem.

231 74 63

HMK

Barrel V 2) length E mm BC-Value 1)

Weight g gr

9,3x74 R

231 52 41

0m

.308 Win. 600

30-06

HMK

Barrel V 2) length E mm BC-Value 1)

Weight g gr

600

V [m/s] E [J]

832

786

742

699

4188 3738 3331 2956

657

617

578

Article No.

Caliber

Grams/Grain

Article No.

Caliber

Grams/Grain

231 67 14

7x64

9,0 g / 139 gr

231 72 03

.300 Win. Mag.

9,5 g/ 147 gr

231 67 11

.308 Win.

9,5 g / 147 gr

231 67 13

8x57 IS

12,1 g / 187 gr

231 67 10

.30-06 Spring.

9,5 g / 147 gr

231 67 12

9,3x62

12,7 g / 196 gr

8 x 57 JRS HMK

12,1 g

231 52 42

187

600

V [m/s] E [J]

785

740

697

656

616

577

540

 Animal pictogram: Rating:

9,3 x 74 R HMK

16,7 g

231 62 31

258

600

V [m/s] E [J]

762

724

686

650

615

581

549

100 m

-0,2

-5,1

-15,9

-33,3

-58,030

4848 4377 3929 3528 3158 2819 2517 PBR 157 m

1,8

4,0

0,9

-8,0

-23,3

-46,0

Capercaillie

highly suitable

well suited

Fox

Roe deer

 suitable, with limitations

Wild boar /

1)

Red deer

BC = ballistic coefficient -

Elk 2)

Buffalo

V = velocity, E = Energy - 3) PBR = point-blank range

The field of application is just a non-binding recommendation, and is not a substitute for individual experience.

Our ballistic data are established using test barrels. The values may be different when shooting the ammunition in normal commercial guns.

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B A L L I S T I c D ATa Weight Barrel length V 2) g mm E gr BC-Value 1)

Projectile Article No.

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

⊕ PBR * 3)

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

.22 Hornet ⊕

TMS

3,0

600

V[m/s]

740

650

566

490

423

369

330

211 63 75

46

0,152

E[J]

821

634

481

360

268

204

163 PBR

VMS

3,0

600

V[m/s]

740

650

566

490

423

369

330

211 63 83

46

0,152

E[J]

821

634

481

360

268

204

163 PBR

MJ

3,0

600

V[m/s]

740

642

552

472

403

351

316

211 63 67

46

0,140

E[J]

821

618

457

334

244

185

150 PBR

⊕ ⊕

100 m

0,4

-8,2

-26,7

-59,1 -109,7

136 m

2,3

4,0

-2,5

-19,1

-49,7

100 m

0,4

-8,2

-26,7

-59,1 -109,7

136 m

2,3

4,0

-2,5

-19,1

-49,7

100 m

0,5

-8,7

-28,5

-63,6 -118,6

134 m

2,4

4,0

-3,1

-21,0

-54,3 -107,5

Target

-98,4 and Target

-98,4 and Target

.222 Rem. TMS

3,24

600

V[m/s]

211 64 05

50

0,186

E[J]

MJ

3,4

600

V[m/s]

231 26 35

52

0,183

E[J]

970

722

649

580

516

844

682

545

431 PBR

985

882

800

1524 1260 1037

895

810

730

655

584

519

1649 1362

1115

906

729

580

458 PBR

100 m

-0,9

-2,9

-10,6

-24,2

-45,1

181 m

1,1

4,0

3,1

-2,6

-14,1

-33,0

100 m

-1,0

-2,8

-10,2

-23,4

-43,9

183 m

1,0

4,0

3,2

-2,2

-13,5

-32,0

and Target

Target

.223 Rem. TMS

3,6

600

V[m/s]

211 64 72

55

0,207

E[J]

990

910

834

762

694

629

568

1764 1491 1252 1045

867

712

581 PBR

100 m

-1,0

-2,5

-9,3

-21,2

-39,4

189 m

1,0

4,0

3,5

-1,3

-11,2

-27,4

and Target

5,6 x 50 Magnum TMS

4,1

600

V[m/s]

211 64 99

63

0,240

E[J]

920

854

791

731

673

618

566

1735 1495 1283 1095

929

783

657 PBR

100 m

-0,8

-3,1

-10,8

-24,0

-43,7

180 m

1,2

4,0

2,9

-2,8

-13,9

-31,6

5,6 x 50 R Magnum TMS

3,24

600

V[m/s] 1070

211 68 47

50

0,186

E[J]

TMS

3,6

600

V[m/s] 1000

211 64 48

55

0,207

E[J]

TMS

4,1

600

V[m/s]

726

653

583

1855 1540 1275 1047

854

691

551 PBR

770

702

637

575

1800 1520 1279 1067

887

730

595 PBR

713

656

602

551

211 65 02

63

0,240

E[J]

1661 1429 1225 1042

882

743

622 PBR

919

835

887

804

900

975

843

773

⊕ ⊕

100 m

-1,2

-1,9

-7,7

-18,1

-34,3

201 m

0,8

4,0

4,0

0,3

-8,1

-22,4

100 m

-1,0

-2,4

-9,0

-20,6

-38,3

191 m

1,0

4,0

3,6

-1,0

-10,6

-26,3

100 m

-0,7

-3,4

-11,6

-25,6

-46,4

175 m

1,3

4,0

2,6

-3,7

-15,6

-34,4

5,6 x 52 R TMS

4,6

600

V[m/s]

211 68 63

71

0,248

E[J]

870

808

749

693

639

587

538

1741 1502 1290

1105

939

793

666 PBR

100 m

-0,6

-3,8

-12,7

-27,6

-49,7

170 m

1,4

4,0

2,2

-4,7

-17,6

-37,7

5,6 x 57

Ready for success R10 Match air rifle pellets and R50 rimfire cartridges mean maximum accuracy and reliability. Extreme care in production combined with high quality standards produce the best results. RWS – the ammunition counts.

KS

4,8

600

V[m/s]

211 67 15

74

0,260

E[J]

732

677

2258 1970 1718 1490 1286

970

906

846

788

1100

622

929 PBR

100 m

-1,0

-2,4

-8,8

-19,8

-36,2

192 m

1,0

4,0

3,5

-0,9

-9,9

-24,3

Mario Knögler (European Champion 2006) - I demand a lot of effort from myself, in order to achieve my sporting aims. And that is why it is important for me to be able to trust an ammunition manufacturer that has the same attitude and guarantees perfection in their products. Animal pictogram: Rating:

Capercaillie

highly suitable

well suited

Fox

Roe deer

 suitable, with limitations

Wild boar /

1)

Red deer

BC = ballistic coefficient -

Elk 2)

Buffalo

V = velocity, E = Energy - 3) PBR = point-blank range

The field of application is just a non-binding recommendation, and is not a substitute for individual experience. Our ballistic data are established using test barrels. The values may be different when shooting the ammunition in normal commercial guns.

www.rws-ammunition.com

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Weight Barrel length V 2) g mm E gr BC-Value 1)

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

⊕ PBR * 3)

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

.243 Win. KS

6,2

600

V[m/s]

211 68 12

96

0,294

E[J]

TMS

6,5

600

V[m/s]

211 68 71

100

0,371

E[J]

930

875

823

772

723

676

631

2681 2373 2100 1848 1620 1417 1234 PBR 910

867

826

785

746

708

671

2691 2443 2217 2003 1809 1629 1463 PBR

100 m

-0,9

-2,7

-9,6

-21,2

-38,1

187 m

1,1

4,0

3,2

-1,6

-11,2

-26,2

100 m

-0,9

-2,7

-9,5

-20,6

-36,6

188 m

1,1

4,0

3,3

-1,5

-10,6

-24,6

6,5 x 54 Mannl. Sch. TMR

10,3

450

V [m/s]

211 70 37

159

0,315

E [J]

670

628

587

548

512

2312 2031 1775 1547 1350

477

446

1172 1024 PBR

100 m

0,6

-7,8

-23,7

-49,0

-85,2

140 m

2,6

4,0

-1,7

-15,7

-39,0

-73,2

6,5 x 55 KS

8,2

650

V[m/s]

211 70 02

127

0,361

E[J]

DK

9,1

740

V[m/s]

211 69 95

140

0,305

E[J]

885

842

800

759

720

682

645

3211 2907 2624 2362 2125 1907 1706 PBR 870

820

771

724

679

635

593

3444 3059 2705 2385 2098 1835 1600 PBR

100 m

-0,8

-3,1

-10,4

-22,5

-39,8

182 m

1,2

4,0

2,9

-2,4

-12,5

-27,8

100 m

-0,7

-3,5

-11,6

-25,1

-44,7

175 m

1,3

4,0

2,6

-3,6

-15,0

-32,6

6,5 x 57 TMS

6,0

600

V[m/s]

211 70 61

93

0,255

E[J]

KS

7,0

600

V[m/s]

211 70 10

108

0,308

E[J]

KS

8,2

600

V[m/s]

211 70 96

127

0,361

E[J]

DK

9,1

600

V[m/s]

231 43 52

140

0,305

E[J]

970

905

843

784

728

674

2823 2457 2132 1844 1590 1363 915

863

813

766

719

674

622

1161 PBR 631

2930 2607 2313 2054 1809 1590 1394 PBR 870

827

786

746

707

669

632

3103 2804 2533 2282 2049 1835 1638 PBR 810

762

715

670

627

585

545

2985 2642 2326 2042 1789 1557 1351 PBR

100 m

-1,0

-2,5

-8,9

-20,0

-36,5

192 m

1,0

4,0

3,5

-0,9

-10,0

-24,5

100 m

-0,9

-2,9

-9,9

-21,7

-39,0

185 m

1,1

4,0

3,1

-1,9

-11,7

-27,0

100 m

-0,7

-3,3

-11,0

-23,5

-41,6

179 m

1,3

4,0

2,8

-2,9

-13,5

-29,5

100 m

-0,4

-4,4

-14,3

-30,5

-53,8

164 m

1,6

4,0

1,6

-6,3

-20,4

-41,8

  

6,5 x 57 R TMS

6,0

600

V[m/s]

211 71 34

93

0,255

E[J]

KS

7,0

600

V[m/s]

211 70 29

108

0,308

E[J]

KS

8,2

600

V[m/s]

211 71 50

127

0,361

E[J]

DK

9,1

600

V[m/s]

211 71 18

140

0,305

E[J]

960

896

834

776

720

666

2765 2408 2087 1807 1555 1331 870

820

772

725

680

637

614

1131 PBR 595

2649 2353 2086 1840 1618 1420 1239 PBR 835

793

753

714

676

639

603

2859 2578 2325 2090 1874 1674 1491 PBR 775

728

2733

2411

682

639

596

556

518

2116 1858 1616 1407 1221 PBR

100 m

-1,0

-2,6

-9,2

-20,6

-37,6

189 m

1,0

4,0

3,4

-1,3

-10,7

-25,7

100 m

-0,7

-3,4

-11,6

-25,0

-44,5

176 m

1,3

4,0

2,6

-3,5

-14,9

-32,4

100 m

-0,5

-3,8

-12,4

-26,4

-46,4

172 m

1,5

4,0

2,3

-4,3

-16,3

-34,3

100 m

-0,2

-5,1

-16,2

-34,3

-60,3

157 m

1,8

4,0

0,9

-8,2

-24,2

-48,2

6,5 x 65 RWS KS

8,2

650

V[m/s]

211 69 79

127

0,361

E[J]

900

856

814

773

733

694

657

Ready for success Barbara Lechner (World Champion 2010) - One reason why I have been using RWS ammunition for years is the enormous reliability. I can always rely on my material 100%, and it has to be like that if you want to shoot at world championship level! The high accuracy is another reason why I have stuck with the RWS brand ever since the early days. I just simply know how the ammo “ticks”, and have the situation under

control in all kinds of weather. Furthermore, I like to be able to use the RWS test firing range to select my personal favorite ammunition from the entire spectrum, that which perfectly matches my rifle. This is part of my optimized preparation for competitions.

www.rws-ammunition.com

3321 3004 2717 2450 2203 1975 1770 PBR

100 m

-0,8

-2,9

-9,9

-21,4

-38,1

185 m

1,2

4,0

3,1

-1,9

-11,5

-26,2

6,5 x 65 R RWS KS

8,2

650

V[/s]

211 69 87

127

0,361

E[J]

870

827

786

746

707

669

632

3103 2804 2533 2282 2049 1835 1638 PBR

100 m

-0,7

-3,3

-11,0

-23,5

-41,6

180 m

1,3

4,0

2,8

-2,9

-13,5

-29,5

6,5 x 68 6,0

650

V[m/s]

1150 1076 1005

211 71 85

93

0,255

E[J]

3968 3473 3030 2645 2302 1993 1724 PBR

KS

8,2

650

V[m/s]

211 72 15

127

0,361

E[J]

960

914

870

939 827

876 786

815 746

758

TMS

707

3779 3425 3103 2804 2533 2282 2049 PBR

100 m

-1,4

-1,0

-4,8

-11,8

-22,5

221 m

0,2

3,3

4,0

1,9

-3,5

-12,5

100 m

-1,0

-2,2

-8,0

-17,8

-32,0

197 m

0,9

4,0

3,6

-0,3

-8,1

-20,4

63


64

B A L L I S T I c D ATa Weight Barrel length V 2) g mm E gr BC-Value 1)

Projectile Article No.

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

⊕ PBR * 3)

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

.270 Win.

WAIDMANNSHEIL

TMS

8,4

650

V[m/s]

211 84 40

130

0,325

E[J]

965

914

865

818

772

728

686

3911 3509 3143 2810 2503 2226 1977 PBR

HMK

8,4

650

V[m/s]

211 72 90

130

0,272

E[J]

955

895

837

782

729

678

630

3831 3364 2942 2568 2232 1931 1667 PBR

KS

9,7

650

V[m/s]

211 72 82

150

0,345

E[J]

895

849

805

763

721

681

643

3885 3496 3143 2824 2521 2249 2005 PBR

EVO

10,0

650

V[m/s]

231 59 72

154

0,335

E[J]

840

795

751

709

668

629

591

3528 3160 2820 2513 2231 1978 1746 PBR

100 m

-1,0

-2,3

-8,2

-18,2

-32,9

196 m

0,9

4,0

3,6

-0,4

-8,5

-21,2

100 m

-1,0

-2,5

-9,1

-20,3

-36,9

190 m

1,0

4,0

3,4

-1,2

-10,4

-25,0

100 m

-0,8

-3,0

-10,2

-22,1

-39,4

183 m

1,2

4,0

3,0

-2,2

-12,2

-27,4

100 m

-0,6

-3,8

-12,5

-26,7

-47,1

170 m

1,4

4,0

2,1

-4,6

-16,8

-35,3

.270 WSM KS

9,7

600

[m/s]

231 57 50

150

0,345

[J]

955

907

861

817

774

732

692

4423 3990 3595 3237 2906 2599 2322 PBR

EVO

10,0

600

[m/s]

231 59 71

154

0,335

[J]

915

867

821

777

734

692

652

4186 3758 3370 3019 2694 2394 2126 PBR

100 m

-1,0

-2,3

-8,3

-18,4

-33,0

195 m

0,9

4,0

3,5

-0,5

-8,7

-21,4

100 m

-0,9

-2,8

-9,6

-21,0

-37,6

186 m

1,1

4,0

3,1

-1,8

-11,2

-25,8

7 x 57 KS

8,0

600

V[m/s]

211 73 39

123

0,290

E[J]

900

846

794

744

695

649

604

100 m

-0,8

-3,1

-10,7

-23,3

-41,8

181 m

1,2

4,0

2,9

-2,6

-13,3

-29,7

100 m

-0,3

-4,5

-14,5

-30,7

-54,1

163 m

1,7

4,0

1,5

-6,5

-20,7

-42,0

3240 2863 2522 2214 1932 1685 1459 PBR

ID Classic

10,5

600

V[m/s]

211 85 13

162

0,325

E[J]

800

755

711

669

629

589

551

3360 2993 2654 2350 2077 1821 1594 PBR

7 x 57 R KS

8,0

600

V[m/s]

211 74 44

123

0,290

E[J]

890

836

785

735

687

641

596

3168 2796 2465 2161 1888 1644 1421 PBR

TMR

9,0

600

V[m/s]

211 74 87

139

0,255

E[J]

780

724

670

618

569

522

479

100 m

-0,7

-3,2

-11,0

-24,1

-43,1

179 m

1,3

4,0

2,8

-3,0

-14,0

-30,9

100 m

-0,2

-5,3

-17,1

-36,5

-65,0

154 m

1,9

4,0

0,7

-9,1

-26,5

-53,0

2738 2359 2020 1719 1457 1226 1032 PBR

KS

10,5

600

V[m/s]

211 85 48

162

0,381

E[J]

780

742

705

669

635

3194 2890 2609 2350

ID Classic

10,5

600

V[m/s]

211 85 64

162

0,325

E[J]

780

736

693

601

568

2117 1896 1694 PBR

651

611

572

536

3194 2844 2521 2225 1960 1718 1508 PBR

HMK

11,2

600

V[m/s]

211 74 36

173

0,383

E[J]

750

713

677

642

609

576

544

3150 2847 2567 2308 2077 1858 1657 PBR

ID Classic

11,5

600

V[m/s]

211 85 72

177

0,356

E[J]

750

710

672

635

598

563

530

3234 2899 2597 2319 2056 1823 1615 PBR

100 m

-0,3

-4,7

-14,8

-31,1

-54,1

161 m

1,7

4,0

1,3

-6,9

-21,2

-42,3

100 m

-0,2

-4,9

-15,6

-32,9

-57,7

159 m

1,8

4,0

1,2

-7,5

-22,8

-45,6

100 m

-0,1

-5,3

-16,5

-34,4

-59,6

156 m

1,9

4,0

0,8

-8,5

-24,3

-47,5

100 m

-0,1

-5,4

-16,8

-35,2

-61,3

155 m

2,0

4,0

0,7

-8,8

-25,1

-49,2

7 mm Rem. Mag.

Quality is our No. 1 aim For over a century Rottweil® shotgun cartridges have been a product of the highest manufacturing skills and quality components. Rottweil® Waidmannsheil shotgun cartridges owe there reputation and renowned performance characteristics to a matched combination of cases, powder, primer, pellets

and wads matched with experienced production techniques. Rottweil® Waidmannsheil cartridges are also checked for conformity with the very highest levels of quality before and after every production batch.

TMS

9,4

650

V[m/s]

211 86 29

145

0,346

E[J]

940

893

848

804

761

720

680

100 m

-1,0

-2,5

-8,7

-19,2

-34,5

194 m

1,1

4,0

3,6

-0,7

-9,1

-22,4

100 m

-0,8

-2,9

-9,7

-21,1

-37,3

185 m

1,1

4,0

3,0

-1,9

-11,3

-25,6

4153 3748 3380 3038 2722 2436 2173 PBR

EVO

10,3

650

V[m/s]

231 65 30

159

0,399

E[J]

895

855

817

780

743

708

674

4125 3765 3438 3133 2843 2582 2340 PBR

KS

10,5

650

V[m/s]

211 85 05

162

0,381

E[J]

900

859

818

779

741

704

668

4253 3874 3513 3186 2883 2602 2343 PBR

ID Classic

11,5

650

V[m/s]

211 84 91

177

0,356

E[J]

890 4555

846

803

762

722

683

646

100 m

-0,8

-2,8

-9,7

-21,1

-37,4

186 m

1,2

4,0

3,1

-1,8

-11,1

-25,4

100 m

-0,8

-3,0

-10,3

-22,2

-39,5

183 m

1,2

4,0

3,0

-2,2

-12,2

-27,4

4115 3708 3339 2997 2682 2400 PBR

 

.280 Rem. ID Classic

10,5

650

V[m/s]

211 74 01

162

0,325

E[J]

Animal pictogram: Rating:

Capercaillie

highly suitable

well suited

850

803

758

714

672

631

592

100 m

-0,6

-3,7

-12,2

-26,1

-46,3

173 m

1,4

4,0

2,4

-4,1

-16,0

-34,2

3793 3385 3016 2676 2371 2090 1840 PBR Fox

Roe deer

 suitable, with limitations

Wild boar /

1)

Red deer

BC = ballistic coefficient -

Elk 2)

Buffalo

V = velocity, E = Energy - 3) PBR = point-blank range

The field of application is just a non-binding recommendation, and is not a substitute for individual experience. Our ballistic data are established using test barrels. The values may be different when shooting the ammunition in normal commercial guns.

www.rottweil-ammunition.com

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66 B A L L I S T I c D ATa Projectile Article No.

B A L L I S T I c D ATa

Weight Barrel length V 2) g mm E gr BC-Value 1)

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

⊕ PBR * 3)

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

Weight Barrel length V 2) g mm E gr BC-Value 1)

Projectile Article No.

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

⊕ PBR * 3)

7 x 64 KS

8,0

650

V[m/s]

211 75 68

123

0,290

E[J]

DK

10,0

650

V[m/s]

211 85 56

154

0,338

E[J]

EVO

10,3

650

V[m/s]

231 54 31

159

0,399

E[J]

KS

10,5

650

V[m/s]

211 84 75

162

0,381

E[J]

ID Classic

10,5

650

V[m/s]

211 85 80

162

0,325

E[J]

HMK

11,2

650

V[m/s]

211 75 17

173

0,383

E[J]

TMR

11,2

650

V[m/s]

211 75 41

173

0,301

E[J]

ID Classic

11,5

650

V[m/s]

211 85 99

177

0,356

E[J]

970

913

858

806

755

706

659

3764 3334 2945 2599 2280 1994 1737 PBR 885

839

794

751

709

669

630

3916 3520 3152 2820 2513 2238 1985 PBR 880

841

803

766

730

695

661

3988 3642 3321 3022 2744 2488 2250 PBR 880

839

800

761

724

687

652

4066 3696 3360 3040 2752 2478 2232 PBR 880

832

786

742

698

657

616

4066 3634 3243 2890 2558 2266 1992 PBR 850

810

772

734

698

662

628

4046 3674 3338 3017 2728 2454 2209 PBR 800

751

705

659

616

574

534

3584 3158 2783 2432 2125 1845 1597 PBR 850

807

766

726

687

649

612

4154 3745 3374 3031 2714 2422 2154 PBR

8,0

211 76 30

123

600 0,290

V[m/s] E[J]

DK

10,0

600

V[m/s]

212 33 63

154

0,338

E[J]

EVO

10,3

650

V[m/s]

231 54 32

159

0,399

E[J]

KS

10,5

600

V[m/s]

211 84 83

162

0,381

E[J]

ID Classic

10,5

600

V[m/s]

211 86 02

162

0,325

E[J]

HMK

11,2

600

V[m/s]

211 75 92

173

0,383

E[J]

TMR

11,2

600

V[m/s]

211 76 22

173

0,301

E[J]

ID Classic

11,5

600

V[m/s]

211 86 10

177

0,356

E[J]

930

875

821

770

721

674

628

100 m

-1,0

-2,3

-8,4

-18,8

-34,2

196 m

1,0

4,0

3,7

-0,4

-8,8

-22,1

100 m

-0,8

-3,1

-10,6

-23,0

-40,9

181 m

1,3

4,0

2,9

-2,6

-13,0

-28,8

 

  

  

3460 3063 2696 2372 2079 1817 1578 PBR 865

820

3741 3362 865

826

776

733

692

652

613

3011 2686 2394 2126 1879 PBR 789

752

717

682

649

3853 3514 3206 2912 2648 2395 2169 PBR 860

820

781

743

706

670

3883 3530 3202 2898 2617 2357 870

823

777

733

690

648

635

2117 PBR 608

3974 3556 3170 2821 2500 2204 1941 PBR 830

791

753

716

680

645

611

3858 3504 3175 2871 2589 2330 2091 PBR 770

722

677

633

590

549

511

3320 2919 2567 2244 1949 1688 1462 PBR 820

778

738

698

660

623

587

3866 3480 3132 2801 2505 2232 1981 PBR

KS

9,7

600

V[m/s]

211 77 70

150

0,298

E[J]

ID Classic

9,7

600

V[m/s]

211 77 97

150

0,303

E[J]

-0,8

-3,0

-10,3

-22,1

-39,0

1,2

4,0

2,9

-2,4

-12,2

-27,2

100 m

-0,8

-3,1

-10,4

-22,4

-39,6

182 m

1,2

4,0

2,9

-2,4

-12,4

-27,7

KS

10,7

600

V[m/s]

211 78 00

165

0,329

E[J]

DK

10,7

600

V[m/s]

211 78 51

165

0,293

E[J]

100 m

-0,7

-3,2

-11,0

-23,7

-42,2

179 m

1,3

4,0

2,8

-2,9

-13,7

-30,2

100 m

-0,6

-3,5

-11,5

-24,6

-43,3

176 m

1,4

4,0

2,6

-3,5

-14,5

-31,2

100 m

-0,3

-4,6

-14,9

-31,7

-55,9

161 m

1,7

4,0

1,4

-6,9

-21,7

-43,9

100 m

-0,6

-3,6

-11,8

-25,2

-44,5

175 m

1,4

4,0

2,5

-3,7

-15,1

-32,4

BIONIC YELLOW 10,0

-0,9

186 m

1,1

-2,8

4,0

3,2

-1,7

-9,6

-21,3 -11,4

-38,3

-26,5

100 m

-0,7

-3,4

-11,4

-24,5

-43,4

177 m

1,3

4,0

2,6

-3,3

-14,4

-31,3

100 m

-0,7

-3,2

-10,8

-23,2

-40,8

180 m

1,3

4,0

2,8

-2,8

-13,2

-28,8

100 m

-0,7

-3,4

-11,2

-23,9

-42,1

178 m

1,3

4,0

2,7

-3,1

-13,8

-30,0

100 m

-0,7

-3,4

-11,3

-24,5

-43,5

177 m

1,3

4,0

2,7

-3,3

-14,4

-31,3

100 m

-0,5

-3,8

-12,4

-26,3

-46,1

172 m

1,5

4,0

2,3

-4,3

-16,2

-34,0

100 m

-0,1

-5,2

-16,6

-35,0

-61,6

156 m

1,9

4,0

0,8

-8,5

-24,9

-49,5

100 m

-0,5

-4,0

-13,1

-27,8

-48,9

168 m

1,5

4,0

2,0

-5,1

-17,9

-36,9

  

 

 

 

806

757

709

663

619

910

858

807

759

712

667

623

600

V[m/s]

0,239

E[J]

9,7

600

V[m/s]

211 77 03

150

0,298

E[J]

ID Classic

9,7

600

V[m/s]

211 77 11

150

0,303

E[J]

BIONIC YELLOW 10,0 231 58 30

154

600

V[m/s]

0,239

E[J]

DK

10,7

600

V[m/s]

211 79 08

165

0,293

E[J]

KS

10,7

600

V[m/s]

211 77 89

165

0,329

E[J]

HMK

11,7

600

V[m/s]

211 76 65

180

0,356

E[J]

UNI Classic

11,7

600

V[m/s]

211 91 96

180

0,350

E[J]

EVO

11,9

600

V[m/s]

231 54 34

184

0,366

E[J]

870

818

769

721

675

630

587

3671 3245 2868 2521 2210 1925 1671 PBR 870

819

770

723

678

634

591

3671 3253 2876 2535 2229 1949 1694 PBR 815

753

695

638

3321 2835 2415 2035 800

750

702

656

585

534

1711 1426 611

569

487

1186 PBR 528

3424 3009 2637 2302 1997 1732 1491 PBR 800

756

712

671

631

592

554

3424 3058 2712 2409 2130 1875 1642 PBR 780

739

700

662

625

589

555

3559 3195 2867 2564 2285 2029 1802 PBR 780

739

699

660

622

586

551

3559 3195 2858 2548 2263 2009 1776 PBR 775

736

697

660

625

590

557

3574 3223 2891 2592 2324 2071 1846 PBR

200m

250m

300m

100 m

-0,8

-3,0

-10,2

-22,3

-40,1

183 m

1,2

4,0

3,0

-2,3

-12,4

-28,2

100 m

-0,8

-2,9

-10,1

-22,2

-39,8

184 m

1,2

4,0

3,1

-2,1

-12,2

-27,8

885

820

759

699

643

589

538

100 m

-0,7

-3,6

-12,2

-26,8

-48,6

173 m

1,4

4,0

2,5

-4,2

-16,7

-36,4

100 m

-0,7

-3,4

-11,3

-24,4

-43,2

177 m

1,3

4,0

2,7

-3,2

-14,3

-31,1

100 m

-0,7

-3,5

-11,8

-25,6

-45,6

175 m

1,4

4,0

2,5

-3,7

-15,4

-33,5

100 m

-0,6

-3,7

-12,2

-26,1

-45,9

172 m

1,4

4,0

2,3

-4,2

-16,0

-33,8

3916 3362 2880 2443 2067 1735 1447 PBR 870

823

778

734

692

651

611

4049 3624 3238 2882 2562 2267 1997 PBR 870

818

767

718

671

626

583

4049 3580 3147 2758 2409 2097 1818 PBR

HMK

11,7

600

V[m/s]

211 77 38

180

0,356

E[J]

840

798

757

717

678

640

604

4128 3725 3352 3007 2689 2396 2134 PBR

UNI Classic

11,7

600

V[m/s]

211 92 18

180

0,350

E[J]

EVO

11,9

600

V[m/s]

231 54 35

184

0,366

E[J]

840

797

755

715

675

637

600

4128 3716 3335 2991 2665 2374 2106 PBR 835

794

754

715

678

641

606

4148 3751 3383 3042 2735 2445 2185 PBR

KS

13,0

600

V[m/s]

211 78 19

200

0,356

E[J]

780

739

700

662

625

589

555

3955 3550 3185 2849 2539 2255 2002 PBR

UNI Classic

13,0

600

V[m/s]

231 47 03

200

0,380

E[J]

790

752

714

678

643

4057 3676 3314 2988 2687

609

576

2411 2157 PBR

100 m

-0,6

-3,7

-12,3

-26,2

-46,2

172 m

1,4

4,0

2,3

-4,2

-16,2

-34,1

100 m

-0,6

-3,8

-12,3

-26,3

-46,2

171 m

1,4

4,0

2,2

-4,4

-16,3

-34,2

100 m

-0,3

-4,8

-15,1

-31,8

-55,5

160 m

1,7

4,0

1,2

-7,1

-21,8

-43,5

100 m

-0,3

-4,5

-14,3

-30,1

-52,5

163 m

1,7

4,0

1,5

-6,3

-20,1

-40,4

 

 

.30 R Blaser 

KS

9,7

600

V[m/s]

211 78 27

150

0,298

E[J]

DK

10,7

600

V[m/s]

211 78 94

165

0,293

E[J]

920

866

815

765

717

671

627

4105 3637 3221 2838 2493 2184 1907 PBR 900

846

795

745

697

651

607

100 m

-0,9

-2,8

-9,9

-21,7

-39,0

185 m

1,1

4,0

3,1

-1,9

-11,8

-27,1

100 m

-0,8

-3,1

-10,6

-23,2

-41,7

181 m

1,2

4,0

3,0

-2,6

-13,1

-29,5

100 m

-0,7

-3,4

-11,5

-24,6

-43,5

176 m

1,4

4,0

2,6

-3,4

-14,5

-31,4

4334 3829 3381 2969 2599 2267 1971 PBR

UNI Classic

11,7

600

V[m/s]

211 78 35

180

0,350

E[J]

860

816

774

733

693

654

617

4327 3895 3505 3143 2809 2502 2227 PBR

EVO

11,9

600

V[m/s]

231 61 40

184

0,366

E[J]

KS

13,0

600

V[m/s]

211 78 43

200

0,356

E[J]

850

808

768

729

691

654

618

4299 3885 3509 3162 2841 2545 2272 PBR 800

759

719

680

643

606

572

100 m

-0,6

-3,5

-11,7

-25,0

-44,1

174 m

1,4

4,0

2,4

-3,8

-15,1

-32,2

100 m

-0,4

-4,4

-14,1

-29,7

-52,1

164 m

1,7

4,0

1,7

-6,0

-19,6

-40,0

4160 3745 3360 3006 2687 2387 2127 PBR

.308 Win. KS

150m

154

231 57 81

857

4016 3570 3159 2794 2459 2158 1882 PBR

100 m

910

4016 3562 3151 2779 2438 2132 1858 PBR

182 m

100 m

100m

.30 - 06

7 x 65 R KS

50m

 

.300 Win. Mag.

100 m

-0,7

-3,5

-11,7

-25,3

-45,2

175 m

1,4

4,0

2,6

-3,6

-15,2

-33,0

100 m

-0,7

-3,5

-11,7

-25,2

-44,8

176 m

1,4

4,0

2,6

-3,6

-15,1

-32,7

100 m

-0,3

-4,8

-15,6

-33,6

-60,3

160 m

1,7

4,0

1,3

-7,5

-23,5

-48,2

100 m

-0,3

-4,7

-15,1

-32,1

-56,6

160 m

1,7

4,0

1,3

-7,1

-22,2

-44,8

100 m

-0,3

-4,5

-14,5

-30,6

-53,7

163 m

1,7

4,0

1,6

-6,4

-20,5

-41,6

100 m

-0,3

-4,8

-15,1

-31,8

-55,5

160 m

1,7

4,0

1,2

-7,2

-21,8

-43,6

100 m

-0,3

-4,8

-15,2

-32,0

-55,9

160 m

1,8

4,0

1,3

-7,1

-21,9

-43,8

100 m

-0,2

-4,8

-15,3

-32,0

-55,9

159 m

1,8

4,0

1,1

-7,4

-22,1

-43,9

   

 

 

 

KS

10,7

650

V[m/s]

211 76 49

165

0,329

E[J]

970

920

871

824

779

735

693

100 m

-1,0

-2,2

-8,0

-17,9

-32,3

198 m

0,9

4,0

3,7

-0,2

-8,1

-20,5

5034 4528 4059 3633 3247 2890 2569 PBR

DK

10,7

650

V[m/s]

211 78 78

165

0,293

E[J]

970

913

859

807

757

709

662

5034 4460 3948 3484 3066 2689 2345 PBR

UNI Classic

11,7

650

V[m/s]

211 76 57

180

0,350

E[J]

940

894

849

805

763

723

683

100 m

-1,0

-2,3

-8,4

-18,7

-34,0

194 m

0,9

4,0

3,5

-0,6

-9,1

-22,4

100 m

-1,0

-2,4

-8,7

-19,1

-34,3

192 m

1,0

4,0

3,4

-0,9

-9,4

-22,6

100 m

-0,9

-2,5

-8,9

-19,4

-34,7

192 m

1,0

4,0

3,4

-0,9

-9,5

-22,8

5169 4676 4217 3791 3406 3058 2729 PBR

EVO

11,9

650

V[m/s]

231 54 33

184

0,366

E[J]

930

886

843

802

762

722

685

5146 4671 4228 3827 3455 3102 2792 PBR

.300 WSM EVO

11,9

650

V[m/s]

231 57 41

184

0,366

E[J]

Animal pictogram: Rating:

Capercaillie

highly suitable

well suited

930

886

843

802

762

722

685

100 m

-0,9

-2,5

-8,9

-19,4

-34,7

192 m

1,0

4,0

3,4

-0,9

-9,5

-22,8

5146 4671 4228 3827 3455 3102 2792 PBR

Fox

Roe deer

 suitable, with limitations

Wild boar /

1)

Red deer

BC = ballistic coefficient -

Elk 2)

Buffalo

V = velocity, E = Energy - 3) PBR = point-blank range

The field of application is just a non-binding recommendation, and is not a substitute for individual experience. Our ballistic data are established using test barrels. The values may be different when shooting the ammunition in normal commercial guns.

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B A L L I S T I c D ATa Weight Barrel length V 2) g mm E gr BC-Value 1)

Projectile Article No.

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

⊕ PBR * 3)

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

-4,4

-14,3

-30,5

-54,1

8 x 57 JS DK

11,7

600

V[m/s]

212 34 95

180

0,282

E[J]

HMK

12,1

600

V[m/s]

211 79 16

187

0,326

E[J]

TMR

12,7

600

V[m/s]

211 79 32

196

0,288

E[J]

ID Classic

12,8

600

V[m/s]

211 92 26

198

0,360

E[J]

EVO

13,0

600

V[m/s]

231 62 01

200

0,350

E[J]

820

767

717

668

622

577

534

3934 3441 3007 2610 2263 1948 1668 PBR 800

755

712

670

629

590

553

3872 3449 3067 2716 2394 2106 1850 PBR 790

740

691

644

600

557

516

3963 3477 3032 2634 2286 1970 1691 PBR 800

759

720

681

644

608

573

4096 3687 3318 2968 2654 2366 2101 PBR 730

690

652

615

579

544

511

3464 3095 2763 2458 2179 1924 1697 PBR

-0,4

164 m

1,6

4,0

1,6

-6,2

-20,5

-42,1

100 m

-0,3

-4,5

-14,5

-30,7

-54,0

162 m

1,6

4,0

1,5

-6,5

-20,8

-42,0

100 m

-0,3

-4,9

-15,7

-33,4

-59,0

158 m

1,7

4,0

1,1

-7,8

-23,4

-47,1

100 m

-0,4

-4,4

-14,0

-29,6

-51,9

164 m

1,6

4,0

1,6

-6,0

-19,6

-39,8

100 m

0,1

-5,9

-18,2

-37,9

-65,9

151 m

2,1

4,0

0,2

-10,2

-27,8

-53,8

100 m

 

 

8 x 57 JRS

GECO - ALL YOU NEED

DK

11,7

600

V[m/s]

212 35 09

180

0,282

E[J]

760

710

661

615

570

528

488

100 m

-0,1

-5,6

-17,6

-37,3

-65,8

153 m

2,0

4,0

0,5

-9,6

-27,2

-53,7

100 m

-0,2

-5,1

-16,1

-33,9

-59,4

157 m

1,8

4,0

1,0

-8,1

-23,8

-47,3

100 m

0,1

-6,2

-19,5

-41,0

-72,0

148 m

2,2

4,0

-0,1

-11,4

-30,9

-59,8

100 m

-0,1

-5,4

-16,8

-35,0

-61,0

3379 2949 2556 2213 1901 1631 1393 PBR

HMK

12,1

600

V[m/s]

211 79 83

187

0,326

E[J]

TMR

12,7

600

V[m/s]

211 80 09

196

0,288

E[J]

ID Classic

12,8

600

V[m/s]

211 92 34

198

0,360

E[J]

EVO

13,0

600

V[m/s]

231 62 00

200

0,350

E[J]

770

726

684

643

603

565

528

3587 3189 2831 2501 2200 1931 1687 PBR 730

682

636

591

548

509

471

3384 2954 2569 2218 1907 1645 1409 PBR 750

711

673

636

600

565

3600 3235 2899 2589 2304 2043 720

680

642

606

570

3370 3006 2679 2387

536

532

1811 PBR 503

155 m

1,9

4,0

0,7

-8,7

-25,0

-49,0

100 m

0,2

-6,1

-18,9

-39,3

-68,2

149 m

2,2

4,0

-0,1

-10,9

-29,3

-56,2

2112 1867 1645 PBR

KS

11,7

650

V[m/s]

211 81 49

180

0,310

E[J]

990

936

884

833

785

738

693

100 m

-1,1

-2,0

-7,6

-17,2

-31,3

202 m

0,9

4,0

3,9

0,3

-7,3

-19,4

5734 5125 4572 4059 3605 3186 2809 PBR

DK

11,7

650

V[m/s]

212 35 17

180

0,282

E[J]

945

887

832

779

728

679

632

5224 4603 4050 3550 3100 2697 2337 PBR

HMK

12,1

650

V[m/s]

211 81 14

187

0,326

E[J]

970 5692

EVO

13,0

650

V[m/s]

231 65 22

200

0,350

E[J]

915

919

870

823

777

733

690

100 m

-0,9

-2,6

-9,3

-20,6

-37,2

190 m

1,1

4,0

3,4

-1,3

-10,6

-25,2

100 m

-1,0

-2,2

-8,0

-17,9

-32,4

199 m

0,9

4,0

3,7

-0,1

-8,0

-20,5

100 m

-0,9

-2,7

-9,5

-20,7

-36,9

187 m

1,1

4,0

3,2

-1,6

-10,9

-25,1

100 m

-0,7

-3,3

-11,1

-24,0

-42,5

178 m

1,3

4,0

2,7

-3,1

-13,9

-30,4

5110 4579 4098 3653 3251 2880 PBR 869

825

783

741

701

662

5442 4909 4424 3985 3569 3194 2849 PBR

KS

14,5

650

V[m/s]

211 81 22

224

0,343

E[J]

870

825

782

739

699

659

621

5488 4935 4434 3959 3542 3149 2796 PBR

namic shooting, hunting and self defence. Whatever the discipline or requirement the GECO range of handgun cartridges offers you an answer, choose from 12 different calibers and 5 bullet types. Animal pictogram: Rating:

Capercaillie

highly suitable

well suited

Fox

Roe deer

 suitable, with limitations

Wild boar /

1)

Red deer

BC = ballistic coefficient -

Elk 2)

Buffalo

V = velocity, E = Energy - 3) PBR = point-blank range

The field of application is just a non-binding recommendation, and is not a substitute for individual experience. Our ballistic data are established using test barrels. The values may be different when shooting the ammunition in normal commercial guns.

www.geco-ammunition.com

 

8 x 68 S

Handgun Cartridges The range of GECO handgun cartridges is continually being reviewed and expanded to meet the needs of all handgun shooters. A wide range of cartridges is now available for static shooting, dy-

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70

B A L L I S T I c D ATa Weight Barrel length V 2) g mm E gr BC-Value 1)

Projectile Article No.

0m

50m 100m 150m 200m 250m 300m

⊕ PBR * 3)

50m

100m

150m

200m

250m

300m

9,3 x 62

STEEL GAM E

DK

14,6

600

V[m/s]

211 81 65

225

0,266

E[J]

KS

16,0

600

V[m/s]

211 81 81

247

0,320

E[J]

HMK

16,7

600

V[m/s]

211 82 03

258

0,372

E[J]

TMR

18,5

600

V[m/s]

211 82 11

285

0,309

E[J]

EVO

18,8

600

V[m/s]

231 54 36

291

0,400

E[J]

UNI Classic

19,0

600

V[m/s]

211 92 42

293

0,465

E[J]

800

745

693

642

594

547

504

4672 4052 3506 3009 2576 2184 1854 PBR 800

754

710

667

626

586

548

5120 4548 4033 3559 3135 2747 2402 PBR 760

721

684

648

613

580

547

4823 4341 3907 3506 3138 2809 2498 PBR 695

651

609

569

530

494

459

4468 3920 3431 2995 2598 2257 1949 PBR 730

695

661

628

597

5009 4540 4107 3707 3350 740

710

680

651

623

566

536

3011 2701 PBR 596

569

5202 4789 4393 4026 3687 3375 3076 PBR

100 m

-0,3

-4,8

-15,6

-33,4

-59,5

160 m

1,7

4,0

1,2

-7,6

-23,3

-47,4

100 m

-0,3

-4,5

-14,6

-30,9

-54,4

162 m

1,7

4,0

1,5

-6,5

-20,8

-42,4

100 m

-0,1

-5,1

-16,1

-33,6

-58,4

157 m

1,9

4,0

0,9

-8,0

-23,5

-46,3

100 m

0,4

-7,0

-21,6

-45,0

-78,5

144 m

2,4

4,0

-1,0

-13,6

-34,9

-66,4

100 m

0,0

-5,7

-17,6

-36,3

-62,8

152 m

2,0

4,0

0,3

-9,6

-26,4

-50,8

100 m

-0,1

-5,2

-16,3

-33,7

-57,9

156 m

2,0

4,0

0,8

-8,2

-23,6

-45,8

 

9,3 x 64 DK

14,6

650

V[m/s]

211 81 73

225

0,266

E[J]

UNI Classic

19,0

650

V[m/s]

211 92 50

293

0,465

E[J]

900

841

785

730

678

628

580

5913 5163 4498 3890 3356 2879 2456 PBR 785

754

723

693

664

636

608

5854 5401 4966 4562 4189 3843 3512 PBR

100 m

-0,8

-3,2

-11,1

-24,3

-43,7

179 m

1,2

4,0

2,8

-3,0

-14,2

-31,7

100 m

-0,3

-4,4

-13,8

-28,9

-50,0

165 m

1,7

4,0

1,7

-5,8

-18,8

-37,9

9,3 x 74 R DK

14,6

600

V[m/s]

211 81 57

225

0,266

E[J]

KS

16,0

600

V[m/s]

211 82 97

247

0,320

E[J]

HMK

16,7

600

V[m/s]

211 82 62

258

0,372

E[J]

TMR

18,5

600

V[m/s]

211 82 70

285

0,309

E[J]

EVO

18,8

600

V[m/s]

231 54 37

291

0,400

E[J]

UNI Classic

19,0

600

V[m/s]

211 92 77

293

0,465

E[J]

785

731

679

629

581

536

493

4498 3901 3366 2888 2464 2097 1774 PBR 750

706

663

622

582

545

509

4500 3987 3517 3095 2710 2376 2073 PBR 730

693

656

621

587

554

523

4450 4010 3593 3220 2877 2563 2284 PBR 695

651

609

569

530

494

459

4468 3920 3431 2995 2598 2257 1949 PBR 700

666

633

601

570

540

511

4606 4169 3766 3395 3054 2741 2455 PBR 695

666

637

610

582

556

531

4589 4214 3855 3535 3218 2937 2679 PBR

100 m

-0,2

-5,1

-16,5

-35,2

-62,4

157 m

1,8

4,0

0,9

-8,4

-25,1

-50,3

100 m

0,0

-5,6

-17,5

-36,7

-64,1

154 m

2,0

4,0

0,6

-9,3

-26,4

-51,8

100 m

0,1

-5,8

-17,9

-37,2

-64,5

151 m

2,0

4,0

0,2

-10,0

-27,3

-52,6

100 m

0,4

-7,0

-21,6

-45,0

-78,5

144 m

2,4

4,0

-1,0

-13,6

-34,9

-66,4

100 m

0,3

-6,4

-19,6

-40,4

-69,5

147 m

2,3

4,0

-0,4

-11,6

-30,4

-57,6

100 m

0,3

-6,3

-19,2

-39,4

-67,5

148 m

2,3

4,0

-0,3

-11,2

-29,4

-55,5

 

.375 H&H Mag. KS

19,4

650

V[m/s]

211 84 59

299

0,403

E[J]

UNI Classic

19,5

650

V[m/s]

211 83 78

301

0,334

E[J]

765

729

695

661

629

597

565

5677 5155 4685 4238 3838 3457 3096 PBR 760

717

676

636

598

561

526

5632 5012 4456 3944 3487 3069 2698 PBR

100 m

-0,2

-4,9

-15,4

-32,1

-55,7

159 m

1,8

4,0

1,1

-7,4

-22,1

-43,7

100 m

-0,1

-5,3

-16,6

-34,8

-60,9

155 m

1,9

4,0

0,7

-8,7

-24,9

-49,0

.404 Rimless

Soft iron shotshells for environmentally friendly hunters Today hunters are concerned and are knowledgeable about what is good for nature and so the environmental compatibility of shotgun cartridges is a priority for shooters. However it is still important that as far as possible the perfor-

TMR

26,0

650

211 93 31

400

0,335

VM

26,0

650

211 93 58

400

0,344

V [m/s] E [J] V [m/s] E [J]

705

664

625

587

551

516

483

6461 5732 5078 4479 3947 3461 3033 PBR 705

665

6461 5749

627

590

555

520

488

5111 4525 4004 3515 3096 PBR

100 m

0,3

-6,6

-20,3

-42,1

-73,2

146 m

2,3

4,0

-0,6

-12,3

-32,1

-61,2

100 m

0,3

-6,5

-20,1

-41,7

-72,4

146 m

2,3

4,0

-0,6

-12,2

-31,8

-60,5

mance of the cartridge should not be compromised. This is why so many hunters choose Rottweil steel game; carefully selected and tuned components guarantee excellent performance with minimal environmental impact. Animal pictogram: Rating:

Capercaillie

highly suitable

well suited

Fox

Roe deer

 suitable, with limitations

Wild boar /

1)

Red deer

BC = ballistic coefficient -

Elk 2)

Buffalo

V = velocity, E = Energy - 3) PBR = point-blank range

The field of application is just a non-binding recommendation, and is not a substitute for individual experience. Our ballistic data are established using test barrels. The values may be different when shooting the ammunition in normal commercial guns.

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